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Val Farmer to keynote EXPO farm marketing program

Val Farmer will make the keynote presentation for the farm marketing program at the 2017 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO. This yearâ... READ MORE »

Variety of methods keep track of farm visitors

On a busy weekend day, Tougas Family Farm can see upwards of 10,000 customers walking through its fields and orchards. Making sure everyone has paid a... READ MORE »

Farmers Market at the Capitol

The lawn of the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing was the setting July 27 for Farmers Market at the Capitol, hosted by the Michigan Farmers M... READ MORE »

Beginning, small farmers find opportunities at Dixon Farm

A few hundred yards from the Kidwell Road off ramp from Highway 80 heading into Dixon from the east, Rich and Shelly Collins have built a small incuba... READ MORE »

MIFMA celebrates 10th anniversary

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) is celebrating its tenth anniversary on April 20 to promote its mission to “Work with and for far... READ MORE »

CIFT to host seminar on handling, storing food

Educating food businesses on the countless number of food-borne illnesses and product recalls that could be avoided through proper handling, processin... READ MORE »

USDA invests $4.8M in university agricultural programs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has issued 19 grants totaling $4,790,100 to support agri... READ MORE »

Michigan Farmers Market Association conducting sales survey

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) recently received a Specialty Crop Block Grant that will allow the association to promote, market and ... READ MORE »

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 »


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