Alaska Contacts

Alaska Farmers Market Association 

Robbi Mixon, Director


Brad St. Pierre, Vice President
General Manager, Tanana Valley Farmers Market



SNAP Info & Contacts

Benefit Program: Alaska Quest Card
Current contractor: Fidelity Information Services, LLC (FIS)
Point of Contact:
Alaska Division of Public Assistance
(907) 465-3347

Alaska Ag Department

Alaska Department of Agriculture Farmers Market Fact Sheet


Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program 

Alaska News/Case Studies

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Homer Farmers Market is Where the Heart is

Liz Comiskey August 23, 2016

Homer is where the heart is! We are thrilled to have Homer Farmers Market take over our Guest Instagram spot this week. If you’ve ever been to Alaska you know that its pristine beauty stretches from summits to shorelines. Via Sterling Highway, Homer, the “Halibut Capitol of the World”, is nestled in the Kenai Peninsula… Read More

USDA Farmers Market, Local and Regional Food Systems Grants Announced

Hannah Fuller October 2, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced this week that it has awarded $27 million in grant funding through the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP) and $9.3 million in grant funding through the new Regional Food System Partnerships (RFSP) grant program. The grants fall under the Local Agricultural… Read More

Standing Together Against Racism: Black Lives Matter

Stephanie Fenty June 3, 2020

Over the past week, the United States has been shaken by the deep inequities rooted within our justice system that have continued to destroy the lives of Black Americans like George Floyd. In the past, the Farmers Market Coalition has largely remained silent on matters of race and injustice. We will do so no longer.… Read More

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Diana Broadaway May 11, 2020

We believe that farmers markets provide vital food access services to our community. Under the Governor’s Health Mandates, Farmers Markets, like grocery stores and supermarkets, are considered “essential businesses.” To help market operators adapt to this rapidly changing economic and public health situation, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Alaska Farmers Market Association have… Read More