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Upcoming FMC Events and Webinars
Q&A Session: SNAP Incentives in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Programs
Tuesday August 31, 9am PT / 12pm ET. Register!
Offering SNAP incentive through a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program is an innovative way to expand local food access and form direct connections between consumers and farmers. Farmers Market Coalition, through the Nutrition Incentive Hub, is hosting an open Q&A session for GusNIP grantees who are currently working with or would like to expand their SNAP incentive programs to CSAs.
In this session, Liv Froehlich and Carrie Sedlak from FairShare CSA Coalition will spend some time talking about their Partner Shares program, which offers a unique, sliding scale model to make CSAs in the Midwest more affordable. The later half of the session will be open for attendees to express challenges they have faced when trying to incorporate SNAP incentive programs into the CSA model.
Information collected during this session will guide the way the Farm Direct team of the Nutrition Incentive Hub provides support to grantees around CSAs, including resource development and direct technical assistance. Join us whether you’ve been working with CSAs for many years or are just thinking about getting started!
If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this meeting, please contact Diana Broadaway, Network Coordinator at email@example.com no later than August 27th, 2021. The recording and slides from the webinar will be shared with all registrants.
The Nutrition Incentive Program Training, Technical Assistance, Evaluation, and Information Center (NTAE) is supported by Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program grant no. 2019-70030-30415/project accession no. 1020863 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Responsive Farmers Markets: Delivering on Community Needs
Thursday August 5, 11am PT / 2pm ET. Register!
The Farmers Market Coalition’s own Darlene Wolnik will join the National Recreation and Park Association for their upcoming webinar “Responsive Farmers Markets: Delivering on Community Needs.”
This free webinar will explore the benefits of community engagement in market design, as well as success stories from park and recreation professionals who listened to the needs of their communities to ensure responsive farmers markets.
National Farmers Market Week
August 1-7th. Learn more!
We’re working with organizations around the country to support their celebrations of National Farmers Market Week. We’ll also have lots of live interviews and exciting things happening on our social media throughout the week! Head on over to our 2021 National Farmers Market Week page to download our toolkit, learn more about the week and start planning!
Looking for past events? Make sure you explore the webinar recordings in our resource library.
Nutrition Incentive Hub Webinars and Events
For past and upcoming Nutrition Incentive Hub webinars visit www.nutritionincentivehub.org