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Farmers Market Advisory Committee

Purpose


To host a family atmosphere farmers’ market.

To showcase East Gwillimbury’s agricultural wealth, to encourage healthy eating, and to encourage the environment- friendly 100 mile diet.

To appreciate the financial contribution for the Town of East Gwillimbury while making appropriate plans to become self-sufficient.

Composition Minimum four (4), with 50% of the committee being farmers or vendors at the market and 50% being non-vendors
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate, promote and oversee the East Gwillimbury Farmers’ Market.
  • Encourage healthy eating through a variety of demonstrations, promotions, and educational activities.
  • Encourage a wide range of product offerings while focusing on products fresh from the farm.
Terms of Reference DocumentCentre  
Meeting Frequencies Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m., Mount Albert Room.
Agendas and Minutes DocumentCentre
Councillor Liaison TBD
Staff Liaison Alyson Usher
Committee Members

Andon Arguiro
Dawn Lane
Marjo Niemi
Russel Morton
Angela Ramsey
Audrey King
James Murray
Sally Shearman
Carolina Niemi (Market Manager)