Oregon Farmers Markets Association (OFMA) Enlists New Talent for 2008

Cottage Grove (April 2, 2008) – The Oregon Farmers Markets Association’s (OFMA) Board of Directors met for a two day retreat in late March to re-establish its Board of Directors and plan the future of the 20 year old organization ...
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National Good Food Network: Request for Proposals

Seed Funding for Moving Good Food into Larger-Scale Markets Wallace Center seeks regional leaders for National Good Food Network The Wallace Center at Winrock International seeks proposals from organizations and collaborative efforts ready to serve as Regional Lead Teams (RLT) ...
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FM Summit Proceedings Available

Staff at USDA Agricultural Marketing Service have been hard at work since November's first ever National Farmers Market Summit, and the final draft of the Summit Proceedings Report is now available at their web site. Visit the National Farmers Market ...
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Training: How to Create Successful Markets

To be truly successful, markets need four crucial elements: the right mix of vendors and products; a strong sense of place; solid economic and operational underpinnings; and a firm commitment to the surrounding community. The Project for Public Spaces will ...
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Funding Opportunity: Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions Program

The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC), operating through the Risk Management Agency (RMA), announces the availability of approximately $500,000 (subject to availability of funds) for Commodity Partnerships for Small Agricultural Risk Management Education Sessions (Commodity Partnerships Small Sessions Program). The ...
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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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