2024 FMC Board of Directors Election Results

Congratulations to incumbents, Allen Moy, Erika Hall, Regan Emmons, and Reana Kim who were reelected to another term, and to newly elected FMC Board Member Christina Chauvenet. Welcome to FMC, Christina! We would also like to extend a huge thank you to outgoing ...
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Cast Your Vote for FMC’s Board of Directors

The Farmers Market Coalition's Board of Directors boasts a diverse group of individuals from across the country —  market managers, farmers, local food advocates, policy experts, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, and more — all dedicated to the common goal of strengthening America's farmers markets. This ...
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Farm Bill Update and Call to Action

On Wednesday, both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees released competing proposals for Farm Bill legislation. The outlines both come with differing levels of detail and represent major philosophical differences between the parties in control of their respective chambers. While ...
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Resources on Free Speech at Farmers Markets

Right now, farmers markets may have questions about free speech at markets, and particularly what types of restrictions market rules can and cannot place on activities such as leafleting, political campaigning, or protesting. The Farmers Market Legal Toolkit provides a ...
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2024 Call for FMC Board Nominations

FMC invites interested individuals to nominate themselves for candidacy in the upcoming 2024 annual Board of Directors election. Five seats are available for this election cycle. Our volunteer Board of Directors is composed of individuals with proven leadership in farmers ...
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USDA Improves FMLFPP Thanks to FMC Recommendations

USDA-AMS recently released the Request for Proposals under the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Programs, also referred to as FMPP and LFPP under the Local Agriculture Market Program (LAMP). This year, they have implemented changes to the program which ...
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