North East England Farmers’ Markets (NEEFM) is an umbrella organisation for farmers’ markets operators in the region.
Its objectives are:
i) to raise the quality and consistency of farmers’ markets, including promotion of FARMA certification
ii) to raise consumer awareness and demand
iii) to improve the range of producers attending markets and support producer development;
iv) to promote intra-regional and inter-regional co-operation between markets;
v) to develop a sustainable future for farmers’ markets;
vi) to educate the general public in the benefits of healthy eating;
vii) to provide a ‘voice’ for North East farmers’ markets.
Membership is open to any organisation operating a farmers’ market in the region that meets the basic priinciples of farmers' markets as set out by FARMA.