Summer Advocacy Rundown 2022

It’s been a busy summer at the Farmers Market Coalition! Not only did we celebrate National Farmers Market Week and break all of the previous year’s records for overall engagement, but we’ve also been advocating all summer for our 2022 ...
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2022 Farmers Market SNAP-EBT Technology Survey

FMC invites markets across the US to fill out our Farmers Market SNAP and Incentives technology survey.  EBT Processing Technology. We know it sees the best of us and the worst of us. With your help in filling out this ...
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/ / News, SNAP

Using Data to Attract Market Shoppers

Last week, we announced the winners of the 2022 National Farmers Market Poster Contest. Now, we’d like to delve a little deeper into how our staff judged the poster submissions, using the metrics category as a case study. All the ...
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/ / Metrics, News, Poster Contest

FMC Commends Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

On Friday, the Office of Marcy Kaptur (OH) released the updated Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program bill called the Farmers Market and Food Bank Local Revitalization Act of 2022. The proposed legislation is intended to increase and enhance funding for ...
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/ / News, Policy, Senior FMNP

Record Number of Communities Proclaim Farmers Market Week 2022

Earlier in July, the U.S Department of Agriculture proclaimed the first full week of August as National Farmers Market Week for the 23rd year in a row! FMC celebrated with hundreds of other farmers markets and food based organizations across ...
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2022 FMC Updated Policy Priorities

With National Farmers Market Week upon us, we wanted to share our updated policy priorities. We are actively advocating for farmers markets and revising our priorities from the beginning of the year based on input from market managers about challenges ...
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/ / Farm Bill, Policy, SNAP, WIC FMNP