Category Archives: National Farmers Market Week

Is your market ready for National Counting Week?

Darlene Wolnik July 3, 2019

Over the last decade, the Farmers Market Coalition has been building resources to help market operators and market partners trumpet the impacts made at the almost 9,000 locations across the U.S.  Using the annual CSA signup day as inspiration, FMC introduced the idea of National Counting Week (NCW) to its networks and markets to count…

Congrats to the Jamestown Public Market, winner of Farmspread’s NFMW Directory Contest!

Allie Vrtachnik August 15, 2018

New York’s Jamestown Public Market was just announced as the Farmspread NFMW Contest winner! By claiming the Jamerstown Public Market market profile on Farmspread and adding the market to the NFMW page directory, the market was entered into the NFMW contest and randomly selected as the recipient of one, free Farmspread season! Over 205 markets were represented on…

YOU made National Farmers Market Week a Success!

Allie Vrtachnik

  Hi farmers market friends, This is Allie, FMC’s Program Associate and FMC National Farmers Market Week Coordinator. I’m pleased to share that the 19th annual NFMW was a huge success. Thank you for your hard work and participation! Markets across the country ran with FMC’s NFMW resources and materials, hosting events and garnering media attention for their…

Enter to win a free season to Farmspread!

Allie Vrtachnik July 24, 2018

To help celebrate National Farmers Market Week (NFMW), our partners at Farmspread are excited to giveaway one free activated season to a lucky farmers market. An activated season provides you access to the Farmspread’s comprehensive online platform for managing your market including: a fully configurable online vendor application auto invoicing to vendors for market fees a publicly searchable profile ability…

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…