2023 Annual Farmers Market Coalition Member Meeting

Mykalee McGowan January 25, 2023

The 2023 Annual Member meeting took place on January 24, 2023 at 10am PT / 1pm ET on Zoom. In this meeting, FMC staff and board presented an overview of the organization’s accomplishments and shared our focus areas for the coming year. View the recording of the meeting Access the “Additional Reading” document based on…

National Farmers Market Week Toolkit Walkthrough Webinar

Mykalee McGowan July 11, 2022

With National Farmers Market Week fast approaching, the FMC Communications team guides you through the new toolkit and provides tips on how to prepare for this exciting annual celebration of all things farmers markets! Watch video here

Introducing SNAP-EBT Electronic Incentives with MarketLink & Novo Dia Group

Alex Canepa May 5, 2022

Check out this webinar to see what NAFMNP’s MarketLink and Novo Dia Group have built for electronic incentives – the TotilPay Incentive Management System (TIMS). This solution provides an administrative portal for issuance and works with a digital wallet for the redemption of electronic benefits by participants. This webinar will provide a walkthrough of the…

Q&A Session: SNAP Incentives in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Programs

Mykalee McGowan September 2, 2021

Are you looking to expand SNAP incentives to your CSA program? Check out this Q&A session and learn how the experts applied SNAP incentives in their CSA program making their food more accessible. The presenters shared their experiences and challenges faced when including SNAP incentives in their CSA program. In this Q&A session, they discussed…

FMPP Evaluation Criteria and Scoring Matrix

Diana Broadaway June 10, 2021

In this presentation, experienced FMPP grantee and reviewer Kelly Crane (Executive Director of Oregon Farmers Market Association) provides a step-by-step review of the FMPP evaluation criteria and scoring matrix, generally discussing each section and ending with Q&A. Watch now! Presentation slides (including speaker notes) FMPP RFA (evaluation criteria detailed on pgs 27-29) 2020 FMLFPP Scoring Matrix  

Applying for Food Systems Grants

Diana Broadaway May 20, 2021

Considering applying for a food system grant? Confused about which one is the best fit or what you need to be successful? CSU’s food systems initiative can help! Please check out the resources CSU has available to help you communicate your business or organization’s vision to develop or grow enterprises, initiatives, market innovations and programs…

Oregon Farmers Market Association 2020 Census Results

Rachael February 19, 2021

Oregon Farmers Market Association recently released results from its 2020 census of farmers markets in a webinar titled “What Happened at Oregon Farmers Markets in 2020.” This presentation holds interesting stats about sales, attendance, and vendor level trends. It also dives into subjects like how Oregon farmers markets responded to COVID-19, widespread wildfires, and calls…

Graphic Design for Non-Designers Webinar

Hannah Fuller January 21, 2021

This webinar was held on January 20, 2021 by FMC Communications Staff. Watch the recording to join the communications staff of the Farmers Market Coalition in this skills development workshop on graphic design basics for non-designers. This webinar is part of a series of marketing and communications webinars specifically developed for market operators. Participants will…

Farmers Market Food Safety Online Course

Alex Canepa November 18, 2020

Through a combination of videos and reading, this course focuses on teaching new and established farmers’ market vendors the basics of food safety and sanitation. Food safety begins at product harvest, and continues through processing, preparation, transportation, and point of sale. In this course, you will learn about controlling food safety risks from “farm to…

Thinking Inside the Box – Making Healthy Food Accessible with Curbside/Drive-Thru (Contactless) Models at Farmers Markets During COVID-19

Hannah Fuller September 9, 2020

Presenters Farmers Market Leaders! Remember when everyone was talking about alternative delivery models and how to reduce contact at farmers markets? Let’s bring that conversation back! Are you interested in learning to operate a curbside/drive-thru (contactless) model at your market? COVID-19 has impacted almost every aspect of farmers’ market operations. From wearing masks to social…