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Novo Dia Group Shutdown *Info Page* Now Live

Honesta Romberger July 20, 2018

In response to the recent news regarding the shutdown of Novo Dia Group (NDG) – one of the largest providers of SNAP EBT payment processing equipment to farmers market and direct-marketing farmers in the county – FMC created an Info Page where impacted markets and farmers, as well as leaders and organizations keeping an eye on the issue…

Novo Dia Group Shutdown Information

Emma Hansen July 17, 2018

Live Updates: Novo Dia Group Shutdown Summary of the Situation: On July 2, 2018, Novo Dia Group (NDG) announced it will go out of business July 31, 2018, effectively ending their MobileMarket+ app, program formally known as MarketLink, and terminating service to their customers. NAFMNP has recently stepped in to provide funding that will keep…

New Information Regarding Novo Dia Group Shutdown

Honesta Romberger July 16, 2018

EDIT: this blog post (the information below the dotted line) was posted July 16, 2018. Since then, FMC published a ‘Novo Dia Group Shutdown Info Page’ where impacted markets and farmers, as well as leaders and organizations keeping an eye on the issue can go to find the latest news, updates, statements, FAQs, fundraisers, advocacy efforts, and…

Farmers Market Metrics Platform is Now Open to FMC Members!

Honesta Romberger April 18, 2018

  Exciting news! FMC’s Farmers Market Metrics data collection platform, which has been under development and testing with a closed group of pilot markets over the past three market seasons, is now open to all FMC members, ready to help you start collecting and sharing data on your market. Farmers Market Metrics was designed to support…


Liz Comiskey April 4, 2018

Free Resources

Stephanie Fenty March 16, 2018

Count Down to National Farmers Market Week 2018!

Allie Vrtachnik January 29, 2018

One of the more frequent questions we get throughout the winter months is “When is National Farmers Market Week?” This year, the answer is August 5-11, 2018! The annual celebration has always fell on the first full week of August, since its debut 19 years ago. Below are a few more FAQs about our favorite…

Starting and Operating a Farmers Market

Emma Hansen October 30, 2017

Farmers markets are gaining popularity in Missouri and across the nation. In Missouri, 245 farmers markets were in operation in 2014, compared to 131 in 2007. In the United States, the total number of farmers markets increased by 76 percent between 2008 and 2014, with 8,268 being in operation in 2014. Missouri Extension put together…

Need equipment to accept SNAP at your market? FMC has you covered!

Honesta Romberger October 17, 2017

Everyday, farmers markets nationwide connect farmers to their neighbors – allowing them to grow their business while providing communities with fresh, local food necessary to support healthy families. The Farmers Market Coalition is committed to supporting local farmers, and increasing access to farm-fresh food for all communities, regardless of income. To meet these dual goals,…

Guest Instagram for FMC: 2018 Call!

Allie Vrtachnik August 29, 2017

It’s that time again! We’re currently seeking markets to take over FMC’s Instagram account throughout 2018. It’s one of the ways we put a little attention on the good things happening at markets across the country. We’ve been blown away by our current and past participants, and the amazing work captured and shared with our followers. So why…