Category: Evaluation

GusNIP Year 2 Impact Report

Evaluation | Impact Reports

The Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) is designed to increase fruit and vegetable purchases and intake among consumers with a low-income, reduce food insecurity, decrease healthcare utilization and cost, and contribute to local economies. Year 2 program evaluation findings include positive economic and nutrition-related outcomes.

Published January 19, 2022 Publisher Website

Farmers Market Evaluation Plan

Evaluation

From Growing Hope, this Ypsilanti Farmers Market evaluation plan is an example of how to lay out all of the data collection and evaluation tools that you will use during a market season.

Published October 01, 2021 Template

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Customer base | FMPP/LFPP | Impact Reports | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs
Published July 27, 2021 Download Resource Topical guides

General Tips on FMLFPP Grant Writing

FMC Evaluation Resources | FMPP/LFPP

Quick Tips on some sections of the FMPP grant

Published May 17, 2021 Download Resource Topical guides

Data Collection Comfort Among Farmers Market Operators

Evaluation | FMC Evaluation Resources | Market Start-up and Development | State Association Development

Analysis of the level of comfort among farmers market operators for data collection

Published April 30, 2021 Download Resource Publication

2020 Farmers Market Summary

COVID-19 | Emergency Response | Evaluation | Impact Reports

In 2020, FMC piloted an annual report to highlight farmers market adaptations and trends in the era of COVID-19. These types of reports can be used to demonstrate a market’s flexibility and highlight its successes stemming from market innovations or other changes implemented by an organization in response to COVID to funders and other stakeholders.

This infographic-style report is modeled after the reporting design embedded in our Farmers Market Metrics software. Learn more about our Metrics program here.

The markets featured in this pilot include Metuchen Farmers Market in Metuchen, NJ, Columbia Farmers Market in Columbia, MO, and The Market at Pepper Place in Birmingham, AL. Please click on the images below to download**:

 

Countryside Food and Farms in Ohio developed a similar report which we feature here as well:

**Please credit the market(s) named and FMC for any images used.

 

Published April 16, 2021 Report

Farmers markets as a strategy for improving food environments pp 54-60

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) | Evaluation | Farm Business and Marketing | Food Justice | Public Policies | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

When designed effectively, supported by knowledge and an
understanding of the food-environment concept, government
policy and fiscal measures can positively influence what food
is available to consumers and lead to healthier dietary choices.
The food-environment concept, for example, has been crucial
to understanding and tackling food insecurity and food apartheid, as
described in this chapter.

Published February 25, 2021 Publisher Website Publication

Fundraising for Farmers Markets During Covid-19

COVID-19 | Customer base | Funding and Grants | Promotion, Outreach, and Special Events

On overview of the challenges of fundraising during Covid-19, successful approaches, and lessons learned.

Published February 24, 2021 Publisher Website Download Resource Presentation

Farmers Market Metrics Resources

Customer base | Evaluation | FMC Evaluation Resources | Impact Reports | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

Find relevant collection and reporting resources for FMC’s Farmers Market Metrics program

Published February 23, 2021

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FMC Evaluation Resources
Published February 23, 2021 Download Resource Template