The Sackville Farmers Market has been gathering data that will be collated into an Economic Impact Study at the end of summer 2014. The study aims to create a snapshot of the economic and social value of the weekly market. The Market’s summer student, Norma Jean Worden-Rogers has been using everything from paper surveys to head-counts to sticker-based participatory methodologies to get information about the economic behaviour of customers and an estimate of the market’s weekly cash-flow. Worden-Rogers gives us a behind-the-scenes peek at the work being done towards the release of a one-page infographic on the economic impact of the Farmers Market and a full report, to be released soon.

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