New book examines farmers market management ecology

Title: Farmers' Markets: Success, Failure, and Management Ecology Author: Garry Stephenson Farmers’ Markets: Success, Failure and Management Ecology explores historic trends related to growth and decline in market numbers, examines the management organization associated with markets of specific sizes, analyzes ...
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July Proclaimed Michigan's “Farmers Market Month”

After walking through a sea of nearly 50 Michigan vendors at the “Buy Fresh, Buy Local” Select Michigan farmers market on the Capitol lawn Thursday, Governor Jennifer Granholm proclaimed July 2008 “Farmers Market Month” in Michigan. If every Michigan resident ...
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July Proclaimed Michigan’s “Farmers Market Month”

After walking through a sea of nearly 50 Michigan vendors at the “Buy Fresh, Buy Local” Select Michigan farmers market on the Capitol lawn Thursday, Governor Jennifer Granholm proclaimed July 2008 “Farmers Market Month” in Michigan. If every Michigan resident ...
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National Farmers Market Week Proclaimed

The USDA Secretary of Agriculture Edward Schafer has issued an official announcement proclaiming August 3rd-9th as National Farmers Market Week for 2008. You can read the official proclamation here ...
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New Directors Join FMC Board

After hosting FMC’s first ever web-based member meeting July 14th through 18th, FMC is proud to welcome eight new Directors to the Board: Copper Alvarez, Director, Big River Economic and Agricultural Development Alliance/Manager, Red Stick Farmers Market (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) ...
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New Web site Resources, Upgrades on the Way

The Farmers Market Coalition is pleased to announce that it is presently upgrading its web site to include some new features, including a searchable library of resources where users will be able to find sample documents, tip sheets, guidebooks, available ...
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