TED Talk: Why You Should Shop At Your Local Farmers Market

TED Speaker Mohammad Modarres developed the first-ever Zabihah Halal and Glatt Kosher "Interfaith Meat" to make faith-based foods more accessible. Here he talks about one solution to the farmer crisis. (transcript)00:13: It's been about a decade since the last financial ...
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Open Letter to FNS

The following letter was sent to FNS in September of 2019 on behalf of markets and the organizations that support them around the country. See the PDF here.  Brandon Lipps Deputy Under Secretary Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services United States ...
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Millions Celebrate Markets During 20th Annual National Farmers Market Week

Homer Farmers Market in Alaska loved their free NFMW banner! @homerakfarmersmarket The 20th Annual National Farmers Market Week took place from August 4 to August 10. After some time crunching the numbers, the FMC team is delighted to report that ...
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Metrics/Evaluation 2.0, Part One

An update from FMC Senior Advisor Darlene Wolnik on the ongoing development of its Metrics product and on FMC’s work in providing overall evaluation and technical assistance to markets and networks. Background: FMC and evaluation Across the last decade, the ...
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Metrics/Evaluation 2.0, Part Two

An update from FMC Senior Advisor Darlene Wolnik on the ongoing development of its Metrics product and on FMC’s work in providing overall evaluation and technical assistance to markets and networks. Part Two: Market Needs To illustrate the spectrum of ...
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Metrics/Evaluation 2.0, Part Three

An update from FMC Senior Advisor Darlene Wolnik on the ongoing development of its Metrics product and on FMC’s work in providing overall evaluation and technical assistance to markets and networks. How can networks help markets? Overall, we find that ...
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