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Farmers Market Metric Program Update from FMC Researcher, Darlene Wolnik

Honesta Romberger September 10, 2015

Indicators for Impact: Farmers Markets as Leaders in Collaborative Food System Data Collection and Analysis Update: Market Observations 2014-2015, By Darlene Wolnik FMC Senior Researcher, September 2015 Indicators for Impact: Farmers Markets as Leaders in Collaborative Food System Data Collection and Analysis is a project in which the University of Wisconsin-Madison in collaboration with the Farmers Market…

SNAP Guide for Farmers Markets

Jen O'Brien January 22, 2015

SNAP Guide for Farmers Markets Beginning a SNAP program at your farmers market can be a difficult and often confusing undertaking. FMC has created this guide with the intention of easing the process and helping your SNAP program be as successful as possible. The accordion panels below give a step-by-step guide to assessing your market’s…

Help Us Bring the ‘Power of Produce’ Nationwide!

Jen O'Brien November 25, 2014

As we approach Thanksgiving, FMC can’t think of the impact our farmers, market managers, and friends have made on strengthening communities without feeling extremely grateful. This year, you have opened the floodgates to an additional demographic eager to lend a voice to our market community – have you noticed? Children! Markets are making an effort…

Help Us Bring the 'Power of Produce' Nationwide!

Jen O'Brien

As we approach Thanksgiving, FMC can’t think of the impact our farmers, market managers, and friends have made on strengthening communities without feeling extremely grateful. This year, you have opened the floodgates to an additional demographic eager to lend a voice to our market community – have you noticed? Children! Markets are making an effort…

Mobilize Your Board to Raise More Money

Liz Comiskey October 30, 2014

Slide deck (pdf) Resources: Board of Directors Job Description (word doc) Cycle of Development Fundraising Sample (pdf)   If your board isn’t raising all the money it could — indeed, if your board isn’t raising any money at all — you’re not alone. In this webinar, we’ll outline strategies to turn things around. You’ll leave…

FMC Seeks a New Crop of Leaders!

Liz Comiskey February 28, 2014

The Farmers Market Coalition Board of Directors is currently soliciting qualified nominations for Board of Director positions during it’s annual election this spring. This is an excellent opportunity to take a leadership role in a growing nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening farmers markets. Directors are FMC member volunteers with demonstrated leadership experience in the field…

Copper Alvarez

FMC November 19, 2013

Ms. Alvarez has been with the Big River Economic and Agricultural Development Alliance (BREADA) since 2002, serving as Executive Director since 2003. BREADA is a statewide non-profit organization building a healthy & strong local food system through a network of public markets. BREADA operates a weekday public market in downtown Baton Rouge, Main Street Market and three locations of Red Stick…

Christie Balch

Liz Comiskey November 17, 2013

​​Christie works as a Senior Evaluation Associate at Sharp Insight, LLC, an evaluation firm. Her work includes evaluation design (e.g., logic models and evaluation plans), tool development (e.g., surveys and interviews), survey and interview implementation, and data analysis and reporting. Christie is a systems thinker and loves helping organizations increase their impact through strategic program…

FAQ Section 5

Stacy October 15, 2013

Market Growth, Outreach, and Evaluation

FAQ Section 3

Stacy

Market Staff Whether paid, volunteer, or somewhere in between, well-trained market staff are critical for effective outreach and and communication with customers and producers.