Author Archives: Honesta Romberger

Meet Poulsbo Farmers Market

Honesta Romberger May 2, 2016

This week! We jump up to the great state of Washington to highlight another fantastic west-coast market, the Poulsbo Farmers Market! Market manager, Rachael Cleveland shared with us all the ways Poulsbo FM has become a beloved community fixture for over a decade! Farmers Market Coalition: Give us the scoop on Poulsbo Farmers Market. Rachael…

Farms that Sell Directly to Consumers May Stay in Business Longer

Honesta Romberger April 28, 2016

  Article reposted with permission from the United States Department of Agriculture. Produce on display at farmers’ market in Washington DC. Economic Research Service’s Amber Waves magazine reports that farmers who market goods directly to consumers are more likely to remain in business. USDA photo Opportunities to buy food directly from farmers, in urban and…

New Local Food Survey Needs Farmer Input

Honesta Romberger April 21, 2016

  Article reposted with permission from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Shopping local at a Farmers’ Market in Florida. Photo credit: USDA Data is crucial for any well functioning market. Producers, investors and consumers need to understand market trends and dynamics in order to make sound business decisions. This is as true for farmers and…

Protected: NY Farmers Markets Expand Food Access Thanks to FMSSG Funding

Honesta Romberger April 20, 2016

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Meet Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Honesta Romberger April 13, 2016

  There are many reasons to love San Francisco. The culture, the architecture, the history and diversity – it’s safe to say there are not many places that hold a candle to the uncommon energy that makes the city so magical. Located along the waters of this historic San Francisco Bay, the vibe at Ferry Plaza…

Meet Countryside Conservancy

Honesta Romberger March 21, 2016

  Spring is finally here! And that means the height of market season is just around the corner. This week, Countryside Conservancy helps us celebrate the turn for warmer weather and the fresh, Spring produce we’ve been waiting for all winter. Head on over to Instagram to follow how Countryside Conservancy markets bring farm-fresh food…

Guest Instagram for FMC: Spring/Summer Call!

Honesta Romberger March 17, 2016

Guest Instagram photos by Foothills Farmers Market, Foothills Farmers Market, Downtown Pittsfield, Community Farmers Market Instagram is a unique social media platform that uses visual content to connect your story with a broad and diverse audience. As your follower base grows, so does your ability to promote your market to more and more people –…

A Seat at the Table: Film Screening presented by Crossroads Community Food Network

Honesta Romberger March 16, 2016

  The room is abuzz with lively chatter as guests mingle in a brightly-lit community center in Takoma Park, Maryland. The weather is unseasonably warm for March, and nibbling on the fresh salsa, tamales and taquitos catered by Crossroads Farmers Market’s very own vendor (and film subject) Nancia Sical both go far to stir excitement…

Meet Carrboro Farmers Market

Honesta Romberger March 7, 2016

  Take me out to the market! This week, we’re thrilled that Carrboro Farmers Market, our long-time member market and active partner, will be continuing our Guest Instagram series from North Carolina! Producers travel from within a 50 mile radius to set up shop on a former baseball field turned market place, boasting a roster of…

Meet Northside Farmers Market

Honesta Romberger January 12, 2016

Howdy, from Cincinnati, Ohio! Bundle up, friends, because this week our Guest Instagram series takes you to Northside Farmers Market, a place that doesn’t let something trivial like a midwestern winter freeze its love for the local food scene. Market Manager, Ana Bird tells us how Northside FM warms the cold, Cincinnati months with fresh,…