Integrating Sustainability At Farmers Markets

For many, farmers markets serve as a hub for sustainability, caring for your local farmer, and being environmentally conscious. Giving the community access to high quality, local produce at a fair price for both farmer and consumer is the ultimate ...
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Four Farmers Markets Led By Indigenous Communities

Every second Monday of October marks Indigenous People's Day, a holiday that honors Native people's role in America's past, present, and future. Traditional ecological knowledge and Indigenous sciences have shaped so many of our current farming practices and Native farmers, ...
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American Farmland Trust and the Farmers Market Coalition Announce Winners of the 13th Annual America’s Farmers Market Celebration

American Farmland Trust and the Farmers Market Coalition are proud to announce the winners of the 13th annual America’s Farmers Market Celebration, a national event that ran between June 21 - September 19, 2021. Markets receiving the most votes from the public are declared winners of the “People’s Choice” ...
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USDA Announces Pandemic Response and Safety Grant Program

Updated: 10/14/2021 The USDA has opened applications for the Pandemic Response and Safety Program grant and is accepting applications through November 22, 2021.USDA is seeking applications to support agricultural stakeholders who haven’t yet received substantial federal financial assistance to respond ...
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Reflecting on National Farmers Market Week 2021

The 22nd Annual National Farmers Market Week took place August 1st through 7th. After some time crunching the numbers, the FMC team is delighted to report that NFMW 2021 was a great success and vibrant celebration of farmers market operators ...
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Lessons in Process: What we’ve learned supporting the development of an Anti-racist Toolkit for Farmers Markets

Since January, FMC has been supporting a work group of 10 Black food systems experts to develop an anti-racist toolkit for farmers markets. Led by Sagdrina Jalal (Lead Technical Advisor/Facilitator) and Nedra Deadwyler (Lead Researcher & Content Builder), this work ...
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