Arkansas Contacts

Arkansas Farmers Market Association

Contact: Beverly Dunaway, President
Phone: 870-213-5785


Northwest Arkansas Farmers’ Market Alliance

Manages the Double Your Dollar program for farmers’ markets in Benton and Washington county which provides a 1:1 match for Senior FMNP and SNAP food purchases.


Heather Friedrich

University of Arkansas. Department of Horticulture

Center for Agricultural and Rural Sustainability



SNAP Info & Contacts

Current Contractor: Fidelity Information Services, LLC (FIS)

Michele Rodgers
SNAP Outreach Manager
Department of Human Services
(501) 682-8288

For Information on “Double up Food Bucks”, Contact:
Jeremy Adams


Arkansas Ag Department

Arkansas Department of Agriculture 


WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Contact: Cristy Sellers, WIC Director

Phone: (501) 661-2598

Toll Free: 1-800-462-0599



Susan Pfeifer, Health Program Specialist (FMNP)



Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program


Gwen Ervin McLarty, Program Administrator

Phone: (501) 320-6557

FAX: (501) 682-8155


Arkansas Resources

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“Farmers Market” Defined

Alex Canepa November 2, 2017

The federal government, along with many states and commonwealths define “farmers market” in statute or code. These definitions determine eligibility for participation in programs including the WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Programs as well as state-administered farmers market certification programs. In the interest of consumer protection, lawmakers in multiple states have also explicitly prohibited… Read More

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The Farmer’s Legal Guide to Producer Marketing Associations

Stacy November 2, 2013

This book from the National Agricultural Law Center at the University of Arkansas looks at some of the issues raised when farmers decide to work together. The book is focused on legal issues, yet it also looks at some of the business fundamentals and marketing issues farmers need to consider as they approach a producer… Read More