Two New Jersey Market Manager Conferences in Spring 2018

March 22 – 9:30-2:30 in West Windsor, NJ, for suburban and more traditional market settings. April 4 – 11:00-3:30 in Newark, NJ, for urban markets. Registration and agenda details to follow.

Illinois Mastering the Farmers Market Workshop Series

Mastering the Farmers Market – Hosted by The Land Connection Part 1: Cultivating Customers at the Farmers Market – February 27th, 1:00-4:00pm Part 2: Money Matters at the Farmers Market – March 6th, 1:00-4:00pm Jefferson County Extension Office 4618 Broadway St., Mt. Vernon, IL 62864 Register Here This winter brings the 3rd annual Mastering the…

PA Market Manager Workshops 2018

Join us for this day-long event to meet and hear from fellow market managers and educators to gain skills to enhance and improve your farmers market! Registration: https://extension.psu.edu/farmers-market-managers-conference March 9 – Chester County Economic Development Center, Exton March 16 – Spring Mills April 6 – at Slippery Rock

MIFMA’s Market Management Mentorship Program

Are you a market manager that has experience accepting SNAP? Are you passionate about food access and supporting fellow managers? Apply to become a mentor in the 2018 Market Manager Mentorship Program today! Certified participating mentors can earn up to 8 professional development hours toward re-certification. Learn more & apply: http://mifma.org/mentorship/  

2018 ILFMA Conference

Sowing New Horizons, Envisioning The Possibilities 03/14/2018 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM Dream Hall, 51 S Grove St., Elgin IL 60120 Register Here ILFMA full-day statewide conference will be packed with informative and inspiring speakers, 4 diverse educational tracks (Market Managers, Market Vendors, Market Programs, and Market Presentations) targeted break-out sessions at all experience levels,…

WFMA Conference Presentations

Here are links to three of the presentations from this year’s 7th annual WFMA conference. Dusty Krikau’s “Tools for Social Media Posts” http://bit.ly/2EZCihE. Dar Wolnik’s “Identifying and Marketing to Core Shoppers (pdf)” and “Markets as Data Collectors (powerpoint)” http://bit.ly/2EnVVD3

2018 Ohio Farmers Market Conference

Please join us for the 9th annual Ohio Farmers’ Market Conference Producers: The Foundation of a Great Market This year’s conference will be held in Dublin once again, and back by popular demand is Vance Corum. Mr. Corum is a farmers’ market expert in organizing and development, and bestselling author of “The New Farmers’ Market.”…

Delaware Farmers’ Markets generate $3 million in sales

Delaware Farmers’ markets in 2017 generated more than $3 million in sales, the second highest season since the state began recording sales a decade ago. A total of 21 community-run markets contributed to the sales. “These numbers are a reflection of the positive relationship that Delaware residents and those visiting our state have with our family…

2018 PickTNConference 2/15-17

The PickTN Conference is to hosted in Chattanooga, an opportunity to grow your business and attend educational sessions, a tradeshow and network with Tennessee producers. For more information, check out the conference website.

The Dallas Farmers Market: Cultivating Life

Dear FMC virtual market-goer, Greetings from The Dallas Farmers Market! We’re taking over FMC’s Instagram this week to share with you a look into our market. The market is loved by our community, and for good reason!  As a new “visitor”, there are a few things you ought to know to fully appreciate the market that surrounds…