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Counting Farmers Market Visitors and Customers in 2022

Since a few markets and network leaders have reached out to me recently about how to count visitors, I thought I’d revisit the subject. Counting visitors can be tricky for many markets since they usually use open lots or parking ...
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National Farmers Market Week is going International!

We’re so thrilled to announce that we are inviting the World Farmers Markets Coalition (WFMC) to join us this year in celebrating National Farmers Market Week, officially starting the first annual International Farmers Market Week!  Now in its 23rd year, ...
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Seeking Short Videos for National Farmers Market Week Project

Farmers Market Coalition and Mother Earth News are collaborating to make a short video for Nation Farmers Market Week. We are looking for short clips of market operators answering the question, what makes your farmers market special? If you are ...
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Celebrating All of US

June is Pride Month and across the world lesbian, gay, transgender, gender fluid, intersex, queer, and folks of various gender identities and sexual preferences celebrate our freedom to be who we are. I’m going to use the term “queer” to ...
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WIC FMNP Advocacy Update: Summer 2022

Part of the job of Congress is to pass a budget and appropriate funds to carry out the work of the government. While the fiscal year begins October 1, the annual appropriations cycle is a lengthy one. As part of ...
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/ / News, Policy, WIC FMNP

Creating Size Inclusive Farmers Markets

If you attended the Nutrition Incentive Hub Convening, then you probably know that Ragen Chastain’s presentation, “​​Combating Anti-Fat Bias in Nutrition Incentive Work,” was a show-stopper. You can still view the presentation here if you didn’t catch it at the ...
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