West Virginia Contacts

West Virginia Farmers Market Association
9am – 4pm, Monday through Friday.
Contact: Erica Gallimore
Project Coordinator
E-mail: wvfma@wvfarmers.org
Phone: 304-202-6618
Website: www.wvfarmers.org

SNAP Info & Contacts

Program name/EBT card name: SNAP/Mountain State Card
Current contractor: Fidelity Information Services, LLC (FIS)

Erica Gallimore
Project Coordinator
West Virginia Farmers Market Association
(304) 258-3815

West Virginia Ag Department

West Virginia Department of Agriculture 


WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Marsha King

FMNP Coordinator

Phone: (304) 356-4498

Main Number: (304) 558-0030

FAX: (304) 558-1541

Email: Marsha.A.King@wv.gov


Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program 

Connie Tolley, Director

Phone: (304) 558-2210

FAX: (304) 558-2270

Email: ctolley@wvda.us, Email: cgallagher@wvda.us


FMC Contact

To add state news and resources, contact:
Ben Feldman

West Virginia News/Case Studies

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West Virginia State Parks to host summer, farm-to-table dinners

Allie Vrtachnik May 29, 2018

This summer, 8 West Virginia State Parks will host farm-tp-table dinners to encourage state park visits and promote local foods. “The dinners are scheduled between June 14 and Sept. 27 and are hosted by the West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA), West Virginia Farmers Market  Association (WVFMA), West Virginia Department of Natural Resources (WVDNR) and West… Read More

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West Virginia’s Agriculture Dept. to oversee state’s farmers markets

Allie Vrtachnik May 7, 2018

With more than 120 West Virginia farmers markets in operation, the state’s Department of Ag will step in to oversee the vast growth, a measure included in 2018 Legislature. “The new law transfers the rules and regulations for farmers’ markets from the Department of Health and Human Resources to the Department of Agriculture. It also… Read More

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West Virginia “Farm Roots” program for small farmers and veterans

Allie Vrtachnik April 23, 2018

“A new project taking root in the Kanawha Valley is aiming to help small farmers and veterans in West Virginia grow and then market carrots to restaurants and other local consumers. The goal of the West Virginia National Guard’s Patriot Guardens and Capitol Conservation District’s “Farm Roots” project is to help those participating to first… Read More

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West Virginia Farmers Market Regulations

Stacy December 4, 2013

The Farmers Market Vendor Guide was developed to provide standards, guidelines and consistent information for farmers, food vendors and sanitarians to provide fresh, safe and quality food to the consumer. The Farmers Market Vendor Guide offers advice on food items that may be sold and conditions that must be met at the point of sale.… Read More

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West Virginia Farmers Market Food Safety Vendor Guide

Stacy November 2, 2013

This pamphlet offers guidance for producers and market managers to determine what food items may be sold and the conditions that must be met at the point of sale. This resource is specific to West Virginia regulations, but can offer guidance for other states to develop similar guides. Read More

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Try Something New (Video #2)

Stacy November 4, 2013

This is the second in a trilogy of videos to promote kids’ participation at Farmers Markets in North Central West Virginia. Filmed by Joel Wolpert for the WesMonTy RC&D with funds from the USDA AMA Farmers Market Promotion Program Grant. Narrators: Mason & Jasper Clark and Eli Bolyard. Trying Something New V2 from WesMonTy RC&D… Read More