Herkimer Area Farmers Market Consumer Survey

A new farmers market is being proposed for the Herkimer Community. The Town of Herkimer is trying to assess the level of interest from producers and consumers, and gather ideas on the development of the farmers market. This survey will help the Town steer the project in the direction that the community wants. Thank you for taking the time and your input!

* 1. What community are you from?

* 2. Have you ever visited a Farmers Market?

* 3. If a Herkimer Area Farmers Market were developed that offered local agricultural products, how often would you shop there?

* 4. How far would you travel to shop at a farmers market?

* 5. What days of the week would be most convenient for you to shop at a farmers market? (check all that apply)

* 6. What products do you think should be available for purchase from the farmers market? (Check all that apply)

* 7.  Where do you think would be the best location for a Herkimer Area Farmers Market?

* 8. Why do you feel this is the best location for a farmers market? 

* 9. Based on your schedule, what is the most convenient time for you to visit the farmers market?

* 10. What types of services would you like the market to provide for you? (Check all that apply)

* 11. How would you like to be informed of the farmers market after it is established? (Check all that apply)

* 12. What is the age range of the main shopper in your household?

* 13. Including yourself, how many people live in your household?

* 14. How many children are living at home?

* 15. Do you have any suggestions you would like to offer the committee planning the new farmers market?

The information you have provided will help us determine the level of support within the Herkimer Area for a new farmers market.  This information will also help us develop a farmers market best suited for the community’s interests.  Thank you.

Town of Herkimer
Supervisor and Town Board