Funding Opportunity: Northeast SARE Farmer Grant

The goal of the Farmer Grant program is to develop, refine, and demonstrate new sustainable techniques and to explore innovative ideas developed by farmers across the region. To apply, you must be a farmer in the Northeast SARE region, made ...
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Epicurious Farm-to-Table Event in Chicago

Help feed thousands by attending Epicurious.com's special farm-to-table event-- Join Tanya Steel, editor-in-chief of Epicurious.com, celebrated chefs, and select local farmers and purveyors for an evening of fine wine, delicious farm-fresh creations, and the company of your fellow foodies. Your ...
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MIFMA and SBAM Partner to Provide Michigan Farmers and Farmers Markets with Greater Access to SBAM Benefits

EAST LANSING, MICH – Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) members can now join the Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) at a reduced rate and take advantage of SBAM’s “P.O.W.E.R. Suite” of products and services, including Blue Cross Blue Shield ...
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trans•act 2008 Launches in Los Angeles and New Orleans

Partnering with marketumbrella.org, FMC Fellow Michael Rosenkrantz begins trans•act research in Los Angeles on June 2nd. Follow the project's steps to finalize a social capital measurement tool for farmers markets, the Neighborhood Exchange Evalution Device (NEED), at the trans•act web site.  Learn about ...
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FMC Welcomes trans•act Fellows

The Farmers Market Coalition, together with marketumbrella.org, is proud to announce the launching of Summer 2008's trans•act project, sited in Los Angeles and New Orleans. FMC is sponsoring a fellowship in L.A. to lead the Neighborhood Exchange Evaluation Device (NEED) ...
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FDA Solicits Comments on Nutrition Programs

USDA's Food & Nutrition Service is currently taking comments on 2009 Reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Programs, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and the WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. Comments are due October 15, ...
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