How Can FMC Help Markets Analyze This Year?

In 2020, many farmers market managers had to figure out a different staffing plan and find money in slashed budgets for traffic cones, new signs, and cleaning supplies. Amid all of that and more, they also responded to a number ...
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New Farmers Market Legal Toolkit Free Speech Resource

The team at Vermont Law School's Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS), in partnership with FMC and NOFA-Vermont, is pleased to share a new legal resource for farmers market operators.   Many farmers markets face questions about free speech—in particular, ...
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Metrics and Beyond

As 2020 comes to a close, farmers market operators across the country are reflecting on a year like no other, reviewing their results, and attempting to use the lessons to plan for 2021. While the future remains uncertain in many ...
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2021 Call for Board Nominations

The Farmers Market Coalition is currently soliciting nominees who are interested in running for a seat on the Board of Directors during the 2021 annual election. FMC’s volunteer Board of Directors consists of individuals with demonstrated leadership experience in the ...
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Practicing Gratitude (in Utter Chaos)

This year has been a stressful, difficult, painful, and unpredictable one for everyone across the country. I don’t need to reiterate the tragedies that have come to a head this year, as I am sure that they are at the ...
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GusNIP NTAE Center Awards $500K in Capacity Building Grants

Thirteen grants will help nutrition incentive and produce prescription projects strengthen impact and sustainability in high-need communities. The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program National Training, Technical Assistance, Evaluation, and Information Center (GusNIP NTAE) awarded a total of $500,000 to 13 ...
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