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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USDA Announces Grant Funding and New Resources Available for Local and Regional Food Systems Development

USDA Announces Grant Funding and New Resources Available for Local and Regional Food Systems Development Release No.: 46-24 Contact:  Public Affairs (202) 720-8998 PA@usda.gov WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2024 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of approximately ...
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Help Us Tell the Story of the Modern Farmers Market Movement

In an effort to understand the evolution of farmers markets over the last 50 years, FMC’s Dar Wolnik is seeking market stories that share how individual farmers market organizations got their start.  As a market leader, consultant, researcher, and now ...
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With profound sadness, we announce the sudden passing of FMC Executive Director, Charisse McGill

It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of the Farmers Market Coalition’s Executive Director, Charisse McGill. We extend our deepest condolences to Charisse’s friends and family, in particular, her dear daughter, and to the farmers market ...
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University of Wisconsin and FMC Awarded USDA AFRI Grant to Grow Customer Base at Farmers Markets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE University of Wisconsin and Farmers Market Coalition Awarded USDA AFRI Grant to Grow Customer Base at Farmers Markets January 16, 2024 - The Farmers Market Coalition (FMC), in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is excited to ...
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