You can have data without information. But you can’t have information without data.
Review the resources below to learn how you can use Farmers Market Metrics to achieve your goals and transform each data point into powerful information.
Data Collection Methods
The Farmers Market Metrics system contains a variety of methods for data collection, including the Market Day Report, the SNAP Eligible Goods Checklist; Vendor Profiles, Vendor Sales, the Visitor Count, Visitor Surveys, and Market Profile Data. Explore below for full instructions on how to administer each data collection method. Understanding the requirements of each method will allow you to create a data collection plan that meets your goals and capacity.
Market Day Report
SNAP Eligible Goods
Click Here to Download the Visitor Count How-To Resource
Click Here to Download the Visitor Count Zone Form- This is the individual counter’s form.
Click Here to Download the Visitor Count Tally Sheet– This tracks totals for each hour and for the day.
Click Here to Download the Visitor Count Testing Methods Form– This allows you to count every 10 minute increment to test how accurate 10 minute and 20 minute counts are compared to the full count. It is not necessary to use this form, only if you want to compare results of counting methods.