Market Programs 2017-12-31T18:36:49+00:00

Market Programs

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!  

FUNDRAISING TIPS FOR SNAP/EBT

01/28/2015 by Meredith Ledlie Johnson Write grants and raise funds for your SNAP program: tools and tips from funders of SNAP incentive programs.  

FREE TEMPLATES FOR MARKETING SNAP/EBT

01/28/2015 by Meredith Ledlie Johnson Get the word out about your SNAP program—with marketing tools—it’s essential to your program's success! Check out these Free Templates (posters, post cards, brochures, banner, and t-shirts) available to help market your SNAP program. There’s even pre-made content for your social media pages (images for Twitter and Facebook).