Katie Kraemer-Pitre of Tecolote Farm happily talking with a farmers market customer

Central Texas Farmers’ Markets

Bringing Green to the Table and the Local Economy

Initiated in 2018 by the City of Austin Office of Sustainability, the pilot is a collaboration of central Texas farmers markets working to provide solid data about the impact of farmers markets on our local economy, farmland preservation and other facets of our region.  

For Market Managers:

View the Farmer's Market Metric's Step-by-Step Guide.

Login for Farmer's Market Managers only to Farmers Market Metrics.

Google group for Pilot participants and support staff only is named Texas Local Food FM Metrics.  To be added to the group, contact Sue Beckwith sueb@TexasLocalFood.org or use the contact us form.

Be sure to register each of your markets individually (i.e. SFC will register Downtown and Sunset Valley separately) and join the network “Texas Local Food Network”.

For Vendors:

Login for vendors is  https://www.farmersmarketmetrics.org/login

Questions or need help?

Questions about using the system:  Marian Weaver  marian@farmersmarketcoalition.org or (240) 538-8056‬
Questions about the metrics we are tracking and reporting:  Sue Beckwith sueb@texaslocalfood.org or (512) 496-1244

Sample reports from FM Metrics System


Measuring the Impact of Public Markets and Farmers Markets on Local Economies (2008)