Category Archives: National Farmers Market Week

St. Louis, Michigan to Proclaim National Farmers Market Week

Allie Vrtachnik July 13, 2018

by Allie Vrtachnik, FMC Program Associate | allie@farmersmarketcoalition.org Michigan’s St. Louis Farmers Market is getting the ball rolling for National Farmers Market Week (August 5-11) by securing a city-recognized proclamation! This will be the first time National Farmers Market Week is proclaimed in the city of St. Louis. As an FMC member, Market Manager Linda…

Bloomfield Saturday Market, Pennsylvania

Allie Vrtachnik June 29, 2018

Year Founded: 2014 Market Season: May 19 – October 27, Saturdays (9 am-1 pm); November 3 – March 16, 1st and 3rd Saturdays (11 am-2 pm) State: Pennsylvania Mission Statement: The Bloomfield Saturday Market supports the neighborhood by creating a community gathering place and accessible health and wellness education, as well as increasing the visibility of Bloomfield to the greater…

Richmond Farmers Market, Indiana

Allie Vrtachnik June 28, 2018

Year Founded: 2015 Market Season: Saturdays, May-October (8 am- 12 pm); Tuesdays, July-September (4 pm- 7 pm) State: Indiana Mission Statement: The Richmond Farmers Market is a growers-only market in support of the interest of local farmers, producers, and consumers. The purpose of the market is to create a sales venue for area farmers, provide opportunity for consumers…

Omaha Farmers Market, Nebraska

Allie Vrtachnik

Year Founded: 1994 Market Season: May-October, Saturdays (8 am- 12:30 pm) Sundays (9 am- 1 pm) State: Nebraska NFMW Plans: “We plan to have different department of agriculture booths available at the market, an OFM photo booth, watermelon eating competition, music and more.”- Kristen Beck, Market Manager About the Market: Omaha Farmers Market has more than 140…

Columbia City Farmers Market, Washington

Allie Vrtachnik

Year Founded: 1998 Market Season: Wednesdays, May- October (3 pm- 7 pm) State: Washington Mission Statement: The Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance is committed to supporting and strengthening Washington’s small family farm businesses by creating and operating vibrant, successful neighborhood farmers markets. To meet our mission we provide effective direct sales sites for our region’s small farmers, while also…

3rd and Curry St Farmers Market, Nevada

Allie Vrtachnik

Year Founded: 2008 Market Season: Saturdays, May- September (8:30 am- 1 pm) State: Nevada Mission Statement: To support our regions farms by connecting consumers directly to local food producers by: – strengthening urban-rural community bonds – educating the general public on the benefits of eating locally produced food – while also supporting our downtown and it’s businesses NFMW…

CUESA Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, California

Allie Vrtachnik

Year Founded: 1993 Market Season: Saturdays, January- December (8 am- 2 pm) State: California Mission Statement: CUESA is dedicated to cultivating a sustainable food system through the operation of farmers markets and educational programs. NFMW Plans: “Promotion in social media and within the farmers market.” – Brie Mazurek, Communications Director About the Market: This year, CUESA is celebrating 25 years of…

Union Station Farmers Market, Colorado

Allie Vrtachnik

Year Founded: 2016 Market Season: Saturdays, May- October (9 am- 2 pm) State: Colorado Mission Statement: We are a nonprofit organization operating producer-only farmers markets in Colorado since 1987. Our mission is to support, promote and expand local agriculture, making fresh products accessible to our community and strengthening relationships between local food producers and food consumers. NFMW Plans: “We…

Mulberry Market, Georgia

Allie Vrtachnik

Year Founded: 2009 Market Season: Year-round, Wednesdays (3 pm- 6 pm) State: Georgia NFMW Plans: “We’re planning to have several community educators present: a beekeeper, a mobile library, the Master Gardeners, and live music by our favorite local musician. I’ll invite our local television station to do their live weather spot from the market that day. I have…

Gillette Saturday Farmers Market, Wyoming

Allie Vrtachnik

Year Founded: 2010 Market Season: Saturdays, July- October (8 am- 12:30 pm); one Saturday a month, November-June (9 am- noon) State: Wyoming Mission Statement: The Gillette Farmers’ Market seeks to build a vibrant and inclusive community market that promotes the development of our regional food system; supports local farmers, ranchers, producers, and artisans; and provides high quality…