Statement of Purpose

  • To give local producers of agricultural and hand-made specialty products, herein-after known as “producers” alternative marketing opportunities that help them to sustain their local family business;
  • To serve as a business incubator by giving producers an opportunity to test and refine their and marketing skills with minimal investment;
  • To build community by bringing producers and urban consumers together to deal directly with each other, allowing them to trust, know, and learn from one another;
  • To improve the variety, freshness, and nutritional value of produce available in the Kingman area;
  • To provide an educational forum for consumers to learn the uses and benefits of quality, locally grown and prepared food products;
  • To support a clean environment through good agricultural practices which preserve open space, water, soil, and biodiversity, while reducing fossil fuel use by minimizing the distance that food travels;
  • To contribute to the local economy by keeping consumer dollars in the community;
  • To enhance the quality of life in the greater Kingman area by providing a community activity that fosters social gathering and interactions;
  • To ensure food security. By supporting local farms today, there will be farms in the community tomorrow.

 

Kingman Farmers Market is an Official 501c3 Non-Profit Organization