Market Manager Workshop to be Held in Rochester, NY

On March 6th - 8th, the New York Farmers' Market Federation is sponsoring a professional farmers' market managers training program in Rochester, New York. The workshop is sponsored by USDA SARE Professional Development Program and represents the second in a ...
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AMS Announces 2008 FMPP Funding Opportunity

AMS has approximately $1 million in competitive grant funds for fiscal year (FY) 2008 to increase domestic consumption of agricultural commodities by expanding direct producer-to-consumer market opportunities. The maximum award per grant is $75,000. No matching funds are required. The ...
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Indiana Offers Specialty Crop Marketing Grants

On January 30th, 2008, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) announced the availability of specialty crop grant funds made possible by the Specialty Crop Block Grant provided by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). Through four different programs, ISDA ...
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Farmers' Market Vouchers Boost Produce Consumption Among WIC Participants, Study Finds

Jan 16, 2008 A study in this month's American Journal of Public Health suggests that participants in the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) consume more fruits and vegetables when they shop at farmers' markets ...
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Farmers’ Market Vouchers Boost Produce Consumption Among WIC Participants, Study Finds

Jan 16, 2008 A study in this month's American Journal of Public Health suggests that participants in the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) consume more fruits and vegetables when they shop at farmers' markets ...
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