The Illinois Farmers Market Association is an independent non-profit organization and relies on partnerships to help sustain our important community programs and events. We receive additional funding through memberships, earned income and individual philanthropic support. ILFMA offers flexible packages tailored to your organization's objectives with valuable benefits such as increased visibility and brand recognition. A partnership with the Illinois Farmers Market Association demonstrates your commitment to local foods and is a direct investment in building a robust farmers market community in Illinois. Here are some basic Partnership Opportunities


Organizations, businesses, and other supporters who provide funding for the Illinois Farmers Market Association are acknowledged by the level of sponsorship. Sponsorship levels are based on cash contributions in any given month, and these sponsorships may be for a variety of purposes and contribution levels may be customized to fit your unique marketing goals. Here are some basic Sponsorship Opportunities.

Volunteer Openings

woman selling vegetables at farmers marketWe welcome volunteer help any time of year. The Illinois Farmers Market Association annually produces educational events and fundraisers, fulfills grant objectives, and works on a variety of special projects. Volunteers are a valuable resource to assist ILFMA in accomplishing its many goals. If you are interested in volunteering, please complete our Volunteer Application.


We welcome Interns any time of year. The Illinois Farmers Market Association offers unpaid internships to those interested in farmers markets, local food, non-profit management, communications, and community development. Each internship is unique and designed for the individual's skills and interests. If you are interested, please complete our Contact Field and select Internship.