CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

MAKE A GIFT TODAY AND KEEP THE MARKET THRIVING!

The Burlington Farmers’ Market Sponsorship Program is a way to support the market, provide a means of outreach for local businesses, support local producers, and stimulate community development by ensuring residents have access to fresh and nutritious food. The average attendance of the market is 7000, and currently its Facebook page has over ten-thousand followers. See below for sponsorship benefit levels and application form. Or click here to go directly to the corporate sponsorship form.


WHY GIVE

ALIGNMENT WITH LOCAL LIFESTYLE
Known for quality and authenticity, alignment with BFM brings you face to face with Vermonters and visitors who care about farm fresh food, health living and community, and with people who value supporting the local food and artisan economy.

WHO YOU WILL REACH
BFM has 39 markets a year, advertising and a robust digital media presence.
Sponsors have broad access to our shoppers:

  • Face-to-face with up to 300,000 shoppers annually
  • Weekly year-round presence
  • Wide demographic of mostly locals and some tourists
  • Up to 15,000 followers on various digital media platforms

WHY BURLINGTON FARMERS MARKET IS UNIQUE
We know you have choices; here is why we’d like you to sponsor us:

  • You can have regular face-to-face interaction with like-minded shoppers
  • We are recognized as a local food system leader locally as well as nationally
  • Your sponsorship never stops. We promote our markets and you, year-round
  • Our digital and social media reach is highly interactive and consistently growing

SUPPORT ECONOMIC BENEFITS TO LOCAL BUSINESSES

  • An increase in dollars spent in local businesses on market days and beyond
  • Support of Burlington’s revitalization of the heart of the city
  • A rich set of promotional, marketing, and co-branding opportunities
  • Builds Community Capital for your business

PARTNERING WITH BURLINGTON FARMERS MARKET PROVIDES

  • A stronger sense of community (Vermont’s largest Farmers Market)
  • Fresh, nutritious, locally-grown food and a connection to those that grow it
  • A healthy family friendly environment, connect with neighbors, and support local economies
  • SNAP Matching Funds: helps us match up to $10 of EBT dollars per customer per day

SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS
Please see sponsorship benefit levels below. Your sponsorship helps create marketing materials, advertising, vendor management, and obtain permits and insurance – all necessary to increase the success of the Burlington Farmers Market this upcoming season and far into the future. The vast number of human hours put in to run the Farmers Market are volunteer hours. Vendor stall fees continue to be our prime source of income, but we need other partners to help keep the Farmers Market thriving. Thank you for your consideration to help.

Please contact me with questions or if you want to personalize your donation approach.
Chris Wagner
Executive Director
Burlington Farmers Market
info@burlingtonfarmersmarket.org


SPONSORSHIP BENEFIT LEVELS

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SEED $250

•  Logo on BFM website
•  Booth at market (1 week)
•  Free invite to market connections dinner (1)
•  Small logo on BFM manager booth banner

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GARDEN $500

•  Logo on BFM website
•  Booth at market (1 week)
•  Promotional post on BFM Facebook page (1)
•  Free invite to market connections dinner (1)
•  Small logo on BFM manager booth banner

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FARM $1500

•   Logo on BFM website
•   Booth at market (2 weeks)
•   Promotional post on BFM Facebook page (2)
•   Free invite to market connections dinner (2)
•   Medium logo on BFM manager booth banner

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HARVEST $3000

•  Logo on BFM website
•  Booth at market (3 weeks)
•  Promotional post on BFM Facebook page (3)
•  Free invite to market connections dinner (4)
•  Large logo on BFM manager booth banner
•  Large independent banner at market

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FOUNDATION $5000

•  Logo on BFM website
•  Booth at market (4 weeks)
•  Promotional post on BFM page (4)
•  Free invite to market connections dinner (6)
•  Large logo on BFM manager booth banner
•  Large independent banner at market

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I agree to being acknowledged on the website, or elsewhere, as a supporter of the market *