On February 25, 2021, the Virginia Farmers Market Association (VAFMA) and the VSU Small Farm Outreach Program hosted a webinar on food safety for [...]
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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, [...]
Dear Colleagues, We've heard from many of you asking follow up questions about early access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Below are answers to those [...]
January 12, 2021 Dear Colleagues, On January 8th, we sent a letter to Governor Northam requesting that farmers market managers, staff and vendors that [...]