Cosmos Organic Farm

John Davis of Cosmos Organic Farm in Carrollton, Georgia finds fulfillment and community engagement through his passion for farming. He started the farm in 2011 after leaving the corporate world to pursue a Masters in Theology in conjunction with a sustainable agriculture focus. John enjoys farming’s physical as well as business-side demands. For John, the […]

EBT-Only Terminal Option Now Available via FMC’s Free SNAP EBT Equipment Program

We’re excited to announce that FMC’s Free SNAP EBT Equipment Program has expanded its options, and now offers EBT-only terminals through FIS Global! This equipment option is unique because our arrangement with the service provider means that participants who select FIS will not incur any transaction fees on their EBT-card swipes. For all participants in the Free SNAP EBT Equipment […]

President’s Budget Seeks to Cut Rural Business Programs and WIC

Each year, the President submits his budget to Congress which serves as the administration’s general wish-list for federal programs and initiatives. By requesting (or not requesting) the funds necessary to do certain work the President’s budget proposal offers a glimpse into the Administration’s general priorities. In the coming months, Congress and the White House begin […]

Springfield Winter Farmers Market: Built Off Public Sentiment.

A very famous Springfield, Illinois citizen from many a years back had it right with his belief that, “public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed.” The current day Springfield community is a testament to Lincoln’s quote, serving as the basis for the brand new Springfield Winter Farmers Market. […]

DC’s Greenline Real Estate LLC Backs Petworth Farmers Market

By Gus Schumacher and Camille Range DC’s GreenLine Real Estate LLC has found a unique way to attract customers in the District of Columbia’s fast-growing Ward 4. They have set up a vendor’s tent at the popular Petworth Community Farmers Market. “It’s great for our business,’’ says Hassan Symes, one of the agents that mans […]

InTents Conference is Intent on Increasing Profits at Farmers Markets

We are very excited about the upcoming InTents Conference in San Diego, CA! The conference aims at helping farmers, vendors, and farmers market managers increase the success and profitability of their businesses. On March 20th and 21st on beautiful Mission Bay in San Diego, take advantage of two full days of speakers, panels, roundtables and […]

Protected: Vendor Survey

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Williamsburg Farmers Market: An Experiential Market.

Congratulations to Virginia’s Williamsburg Farmers Market for going on 15 years, and we’d like to warmly welcome them again as FMC Guest Instagrammers. Williamsburg sets up every market Saturday and is a swirl of familiar faces, musical tunes, and fresh food, all of which provide enough to carry home, and enough to come back for more. Market […]

Calculating Indicators for Your FMPP/LFPP Proposal

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. […]