Ohio Contacts

The Farmers’ Market Management Network, Inc.*
Contact: Jaime Moore
E-mail: fjaimemoore320@gmail.com , or info@fmmn.org
Web site: www.fmmn.org


Ohio Department of Agriculture
Lori Panda
Senior Program Manager
Ohio Proud & Specialty Crop Block Grant Programs
8995 E. Main Street
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Phone:  614.466.8798
Fax:  614.466.7754
Web site: www.ohioproud.org


To add resources or news to this page, please contact:

Marian Weaver


SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: Food Assistance/Direction Card
Current Contractor: Xerox State and Local Solutions, Inc. (Conduent)

For more information about state-level resources available in Ohio, contact:
Beth Knorr
The Farmers’ Market Management Network, Inc.
(330) 657-2542 ext 224

Ohio Ag Department

Ohio Department of Agriculture


WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Michele Frizzell Chief

Email: michele.frizzell@odh.ohio.gov


Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Linda Neumann, SFMNP Program Administrator

FAX: (614) 466-5741

Phone: (614) 728-2266





Ohio News/Case Studies

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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

Growing Your Grassroots

Stephanie Fenty May 28, 2020

The data that FMC has collected over the past decade and a half indicate what many suspect: farmers markets are important staples in our communities. Not only a place to buy fresh local produce, farmers markets serve as a place to connect with others and be reminded of the integral role food plays in our… Read More

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Event Opportunity! Firmly Rooted: Building Enterprise and Ownership in a Regional Food Economy

Marian Weaver September 20, 2018

EVENT INFORMATION Date Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:00pm – 1:30pm Contact csg.program@aspeninst.org Location Walter Hall Rotunda at Ohio University 25 South Green Drive Athens, Ohio 45701 Hosts Community Strategies Group  For more than 30 years, the southeast region of Appalachian Ohio has been leading the way in leveraging rural assets and enterprise to build a… Read More

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Ohio EBT Farmers Market Demonstration Program: Enrollment Packet

FMC November 2, 2013

The Ohio Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Farmers Market Demonstration Project provides SNAP customers access to locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables. This packet details the program and how to enroll. Read More

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Ohio COVID-19 Farmers Market Recommendations

Alex Canepa April 23, 2020

Letter to Farmers Markets with operation recommendations amid COVID-19 Read More

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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