A Review of Food in 2008

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South Dakota Offers Farmers Market Grants

Stacy January 1, 2009

South Dakota Farmers’ Market Grower Grant The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is providing federal funding for current farmers’ markets or groups that are interested in beginning a farmers’ market. Each applicant may apply for up to $1,000. These federal funds must be matched on a one-to-one basis. Learn more about the South Dakota Farmers’…

South Dakota Offers Farmers Market Mini-Grants

Stacy December 22, 2008

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is providing federal money for farmers markets or those who are interested in beginning one. Each applicant may apply for up to $1,000. The money can be used for market startup costs, promotion, advertising, vendor recruitment, consumer education, buy-local programs and finding a customer base. Applications are due March…

Andrew Stout

Stacy December 18, 2008

Owner, Full Circle Farm, Carnation, Washington

New book examines farmers market management ecology

Stacy December 8, 2008

Title: Farmers’ Markets: Success, Failure, and Management Ecology Author: Garry Stephenson Farmers’ Markets: Success, Failure and Management Ecology explores historic trends related to growth and decline in market numbers, examines the management organization associated with markets of specific sizes, analyzes the characteristics and issues associated with markets that fail, and offers a model that illustrates…

July Proclaimed Michigan’s “Farmers Market Month”

Stacy July 28, 2008

After walking through a sea of nearly 50 Michigan vendors at the “Buy Fresh, Buy Local” Select Michigan farmers market on the Capitol lawn Thursday, Governor Jennifer Granholm proclaimed July 2008 “Farmers Market Month” in Michigan. If every Michigan resident spent just $10 on local food weekly at farm stands or farmers markets like this…

July Proclaimed Michigan's “Farmers Market Month”

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After walking through a sea of nearly 50 Michigan vendors at the “Buy Fresh, Buy Local” Select Michigan farmers market on the Capitol lawn Thursday, Governor Jennifer Granholm proclaimed July 2008 “Farmers Market Month” in Michigan. If every Michigan resident spent just $10 on local food weekly at farm stands or farmers markets like this…

National Farmers Market Week Proclaimed

Stacy July 24, 2008

The USDA Secretary of Agriculture Edward Schafer has issued an official announcement proclaiming August 3rd-9th as National Farmers Market Week for 2008. You can read the official proclamation here.

New Directors Join FMC Board

Stacy July 21, 2008

After hosting FMC’s first ever web-based member meeting July 14th through 18th, FMC is proud to welcome eight new Directors to the Board: Copper Alvarez, Director, Big River Economic and Agricultural Development Alliance/Manager, Red Stick Farmers Market (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) Chris Curtis, Director, Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance (Seattle, WA) Cheryl DeBerry, Co-Owner, DeBerry Farm (Oakland,…

New Web site Resources, Upgrades on the Way

Stacy July 20, 2008

The Farmers Market Coalition is pleased to announce that it is presently upgrading its web site to include some new features, including a searchable library of resources where users will be able to find sample documents, tip sheets, guidebooks, available research, and other resources on farmers markets in one easy-to-navigate portal. Working with the Wallace…