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How Social Media Can Help Promote Your Farmers Market 101

Alex Canepa December 14, 2021

A basic overview on social media as a promotional tool for farmers markets. For farmers market organizers new to social media, needing a refresher course, or looking for promotional support.

Georgia Fresh For Less FAQs

Mykalee McGowan October 1, 2021

A one-page FAQ from Wholesome Wave Georgia geared at potential nutrition incentive customers and vendors, this straightforward piece could be a model for other markets, regions, or states to clearly communicate their programs to the public.

Communications Planning Made Easy with Values-Based Marketing

Mykalee McGowan

This Farmers Market Coalition workbook is a fillable template to think about your target customers, what they value, and how to lay out a communications plan that will reach them.

Podcast: Food X Design, An Equitable Food System

Hannah Fuller November 10, 2020

This podcast episode of Food X Design (an IDEO Podcast) digs into the decades of intentional policies that have created today’s inequitable food system. Plus, why language matters when talking about the challenges we face, and how agency is key to creating new food systems that work for Black, Indigenous and People of Color.  

Dismantling Racism Works Web Workbook

Diana Broadaway June 23, 2020

This website is a web-based version of a workbook designed originally to support the Dismantling Racism workshop offered by Dismantling Racism Works, a training collaborative that is not offering workshops or consulting support at this time. The workshop was one step in a longer process developed initially by Kenneth Jones and Tema Okun over three…

Leveling the Fields: Creating Farming Opportunities for Black People, Indigenous People, and Other People of Color

Diana Broadaway

  Farming offers a powerful path to build community wealth and resilience to challenges such as water pollution, droughts and floods, and lack of access to healthy food. However, US agriculture—particularly the pursuit of sustainable agriculture—is rife with obstacles for Black people, Indigenous people, and other people of color (BIPOC), including immigrants, migrants, and refugees.…

Tent Talk Podcast: Farmers Market Pros speak up

Diana Broadaway June 18, 2020

On this week’s episode, Tent Talk co-hosts have an important conversation about the civil unrest taking place in many parts of the country and what that means for farmers markets. “Farmers market people are people who do things. Let’s band together. Let’s work for change.” – Catt Fields White, founder of Farmers Market Pros Black Lives…

Urban Sustainability Directors Network: Equity Foundations Training

Diana Broadaway June 16, 2020

An independent study professional development program for sustainability directors and their staff to master best practices for adding a racial equity lens to sustainability. In September 2015, USDN developed a holistic curriculum of webinars, videos, and worksheets to help local government staff to apply an equity lens to a sustainability project, including choosing a good…

Racial Equity Tools

Diana Broadaway June 15, 2020

Racial Equity Tools is designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large.  

An Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System (Seventh Edition)

Diana Broadaway June 11, 2020

The purpose of this annotated bibliography is to provide current research and outreach on structural racism in the U.S. food system for the food system practitioner, researcher, and educator. Our intention was to look at literature and videos that broadly cover structural racism across the entire food supply chain as well as to examine specific…