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2017 MAFVC Farm Market Bus Tour

The 2017 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention Farm Market Bus Tour was held Jan. 30 in York County, Pennsylvania. The organizations visited wer... READ MORE »

InTents Conference aims to help grow farmers’ markets

The first ever InTents Conference is coming to Mission Bay in San Diego Sunday, March 19-21, to help new and established farmers, artisan food makers ... READ MORE »

Results of first USDA local foods survey released

More than 167,000 U.S. farms locally produced and sold food through direct marketing practices, resulting in $8.7 billion in revenue in 2015, accordin... READ MORE »

USDA grants aim to help local food sector

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) made available $27 million in grants to fund projects designed to s... READ MORE »

Rule changed on SNAP promotion at farmers’ markets

In 2016, many farmers' markets participating in both the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive and Farmers Market Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Prog... READ MORE »

2016 Great Lakes EXPO

Scenes from the 2016 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO. ... READ MORE »

2016 Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour

More than 160 passengers from across the U.S. and Canada departed from the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Dec. 5 for a day-long tour. Th... READ MORE »

Evaluation services available to Michigan farmers’ markets

Growing Hope, based in Ypsilanti, Michigan, is offering evaluation services to farmers' markets that are members of the Michigan Farmers Market Associ... READ MORE »

Skelly’s Farm Market adapts to retail agriculture

A traditional Midwestern farm that raised 350 acres of field crops and milked 50 cows a day has successfully converted to a small vegetable growing an... READ MORE »

Farmers’ markets, farms draw customers with Pokemon Go

Farmers' markets and farm marketers are tapping into the Pokemon Go phenomenon to attract visitors and customers. The app has reached more than 30 mil... READ MORE »


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