Thank you to everyone who signed on to our letter to the Governor asking him to sign HB 2302 into law! Dr. Kim Hutchinson, [...]
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Accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps) benefits at farmers markets can be a win-win situation for markets and vendors [...]
Sign-On Letter: Urge Governor to sign HB 2302, making farmers markets essential House Bill 2302, making Virginia's farmers markets essential during a state of [...]
On February 25, 2021, the Virginia Farmers Market Association (VAFMA) and the VSU Small Farm Outreach Program hosted a webinar on food safety for [...]
A topic we hear a lot of questions about is Online Sales Platforms -- how to choose them, how to set them up and [...]
In this Issue Congratulations to Dr. Bronaugh! Vaccine Update Legislative Update Online Sales Simplified Infectious Disease Training Impact of COVID-19 on Vendors Updated Guide to [...]
During the onset of COVID-19, we all realized the importance of needing to have farmers markets deemed essential. Essential businesses were allowed to remain open. Insurance [...]
Training Program from Virginia Cooperative Extension This self-paced training curriculum includes all required standards outlined in subpart D of the Produce Safety Rule including [...]
Farmers Market Preparedness Workshops January 28, 2021, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Demand for healthy local food is increasing in the Commonwealth. Of course, [...]