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A Farmer & Food Hub’s Guide to Increasing Average Order Size

Alex Canepa November 8, 2022

New Free Resource for Farmers & Food Hubs Selling Online “A Farmer and Food Hub’s Guide to Increasing Average Order Value” The latest downloadable guide from LFM is all about how online markets sell more local food with every order. You can check out the guide for free instant download here: https://home.localfoodmarketplace.com/aov-guide-download/ What’s in this…

Guide for Startup Businesses

Alex Canepa September 28, 2022

Creating a Zero Waste Station in a Farmers Market

Alex Canepa September 6, 2022

Information on how to begin creating a zero waste station at a farmers market. This information was researched and compiled by Girl Scout Ella Dundas as part of her Gold Award project to create a zero waste station at her local farmers market.

National Farmers Market Week Toolkit Walkthrough Webinar

Mykalee McGowan July 11, 2022

With National Farmers Market Week fast approaching, the FMC Communications team guides you through the new toolkit and provides tips on how to prepare for this exciting annual celebration of all things farmers markets! Watch video here

Advocacy Toolkit Walkthrough Webinar

Mykalee McGowan June 3, 2022

National Farmers Market Week is coming up and it is a fantastic opportunity for farmers markets to engage with elected officials and other policymakers in their local communities! To make sure you have all the information you need to work with the materials, FMC’s Executive Director, Ben Feldman, walks us through our Advocacy Toolkit in this…

Using Short Clip Videos to Connect with Customers

Mykalee McGowan May 20, 2022

Connecting with your customers is an essential part of selling at farmers markets. Social media – especially short-form videos — can help you do that. In this webinar, VAFMA and VSU host Shannon Loy of The Social Ginger to share the ins and outs of using videos to connect with customers. Watch Video Here

Glossary of Farmers Market Terms

Hannah Fuller May 5, 2022

This glossary was developed by John Porter, Urban Agriculture Program Coordinator for Nebraska Extension for use by Oregon Farmers Markets Association and other farmers market organizations. This is a reference for farmers market managers, vendors, volunteers, board members and customers, but should not be considered a legal or academic document. Check out the recording of…

Introducing SNAP-EBT Electronic Incentives with MarketLink & Novo Dia Group

Alex Canepa

Check out this webinar to see what NAFMNP’s MarketLink and Novo Dia Group have built for electronic incentives – the TotilPay Incentive Management System (TIMS). This solution provides an administrative portal for issuance and works with a digital wallet for the redemption of electronic benefits by participants. This webinar will provide a walkthrough of the…

SNAP 101: Best Practices for EBT & Nutrition Incentives

Mykalee McGowan April 28, 2022

Thinking about getting your farm or market SNAP authorized? We’ve got you covered. Join FMC’s team for a brief overview on authorization and overall market preparations. Watch the recording here!  Just view the slides

Behind the Scenes of the Anti-Racist Farmers Market Toolkit

Mykalee McGowan April 13, 2022

In this hour-long discussion Sagdrina Jalal, Anti-Racist Farmers Market Toolkit Lead Facilitator and FMC Project Manager Rachael Ward discussed the origins of the partnership structure that has supported the toolkit’s creation, why anti-racism work is important for all farmers market organizations to engage with, and plans for continuing to grow and adapt the toolkit. Check…