Category Archives: FMPP

FMPP Targeted for Elimination

Alex Canepa June 13, 2017

June 13, 2017 President Trump’s proposed budget recommends the complete elimination of the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) in the upcoming Farm Bill. FMPP is the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) primary grant program serving America’s farmers markets and direct marketing-ranchers and farmers. According to an explanatory note accompanying the President’s budget, “The budget…

Calculating Indicators for Your FMPP/LFPP Proposal

Allie Vrtachnik February 27, 2017

By Dar Wolnik, FMC Senior Researcher | darlene@farmersmarketcoalition.org Dear FMPP/LFPP project markets,  While working for the last few years to test and create resources for market measurement for FMC’s Farmers Market Metrics (FMM) program, we are also regularly called on by our members and by state leaders to assist with choosing metrics for project work.…