Market Programs 2018-01-24T03:47:41+00:00

Market Programs

CONNECTING TO CONSUMERS THROUGH PROGRAMS

photo courtesy of Scottsville Farmers Market By Deborah Smith of the Scottsville Farmers Market Every farmers market faces the challenge of attracting and connecting with customers and the Market in Scottsville is no different. This small market on the banks of the James River in the historic town of [...]

LESSONS LEARNED IN GROWING A FARMERS MARKET

Courtesy of Historic Lewes Farmers Market The Historic Lewes Farmers Market in Delaware made their market a "Living Lab" to answer two questions: What can we do to increase sales and attendance at our market? What can we do to increase sales and attendance of SNAP customers at [...]

NEW FARMERS MARKET MANAGER TRAINING PROGRAM LAUNCHED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Farmers Market Manager Training Program Launched Pilot program is first of its kind in Virginia Richmond, VA – March 30, 2017 - Being a farmers market manager means wearing a lot of hats. One day you’re recruiting and vetting vendors. The next you’re writing newsletters and [...]

SNAP/EBT VENDOR TRAINING

01/28/2015 by Meredith Ledlie Johnson Train your vendors on how to accept SNAP! It's important — they can help market the idea by telling their customers about the program! Blacksburg and Salem Farmers Market have shared their training info—check them out!

SHOPPING ON A BUDGET

How to shop on a budget for your family depends on where you go. There are different tips for the farmers market and the supermarket. Prepared by the Virginia Family Nutrition Program.  

RECIPES & 5-DAY MEAL PLANS

01/28/2015 by Meredith Ledlie Johnson Share recipes—there are more than 40 here! It’s always popular with customers, especially those who may be unfamiliar with how to use whole produce. And there’s also a few 5-day meal plan recipes with shopping lists!  

Market Programs

CONNECTING TO CONSUMERS THROUGH PROGRAMS

photo courtesy of Scottsville Farmers Market By Deborah Smith of the Scottsville Farmers Market Every farmers market faces the challenge of attracting and connecting with customers and the Market in Scottsville is no different. This small market on the banks of the James River in the historic town of [...]

LESSONS LEARNED IN GROWING A FARMERS MARKET

Courtesy of Historic Lewes Farmers Market The Historic Lewes Farmers Market in Delaware made their market a "Living Lab" to answer two questions: What can we do to increase sales and attendance at our market? What can we do to increase sales and attendance of SNAP customers at [...]

NEW FARMERS MARKET MANAGER TRAINING PROGRAM LAUNCHED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Farmers Market Manager Training Program Launched Pilot program is first of its kind in Virginia Richmond, VA – March 30, 2017 - Being a farmers market manager means wearing a lot of hats. One day you’re recruiting and vetting vendors. The next you’re writing newsletters and [...]

SNAP/EBT VENDOR TRAINING

01/28/2015 by Meredith Ledlie Johnson Train your vendors on how to accept SNAP! It's important — they can help market the idea by telling their customers about the program! Blacksburg and Salem Farmers Market have shared their training info—check them out!

SHOPPING ON A BUDGET

How to shop on a budget for your family depends on where you go. There are different tips for the farmers market and the supermarket. Prepared by the Virginia Family Nutrition Program.  

RECIPES & 5-DAY MEAL PLANS

01/28/2015 by Meredith Ledlie Johnson Share recipes—there are more than 40 here! It’s always popular with customers, especially those who may be unfamiliar with how to use whole produce. And there’s also a few 5-day meal plan recipes with shopping lists!