In this Issue

          • Food Safety Summit Recordings & Certificates
          • Equity Webinar Series Starts Tuesday
          • Feedback on Farmers Market Legal Toolkit

Recordings & Certificates are Available for the
2024 Virginia Farmers Market Food Safety Summit

Recorded April 4, 9 & 11, 2024
An online summit for market managers, food vendors / producers covering farmers market food safety requirements in Virginia.

State agency officials share Virginia’s farmers market food safety requirements and answer your questions.

View the Recordings:

On Farmers Market University: Includes quiz for a Proof of Participation Certificate. Recordings divided by agency and product category.

On YouTube: No quiz or certificate. Recordings divided by day of the Summit (Day 1, Day 2 & Day 3).


Equity Webinar Series Starts Tomorrow

Getting Started with the Anti-Racism Toolkit

April 23rd 12:00-2:00pm
Interactive webinar about the Anti-Racism toolkit, a resource designed to aid in the development of racial consciousness leading to anti- racist action.

Working with the Homeless

May 22nd, 11:00-12:30pm
Pre-recorded webinar sharing best practices for de-escalation and navigating relationships with homeless community members

Contact Meredith Ledlie-Johnson



Farmers Market Legal Toolkit Feedback

WonderWhy Consulting is inviting market managers and industry leaders to share their thoughts on the Farmers Market Legal Toolkit (FMLT). Your feedback will help them understand how the FMLT can better support Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) market professionals and communities. Learn more about the project here.

WHO? Market managers and leaders supporting BIPOC communities

WHAT? One-on-one interview for 60 Minutes

WHERE? Remotely via Zoom

WHEN? March 18 – April 22, 2024

As a token of their appreciation, participants who complete the interview will receive a thank you gift valued at $100. If you think this project would be a great fit, click here to sign up. If you have questions, please contact WonderWhy.

Funding for this publication was made possible by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service through grant 21FMPPVA1084. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the USDA.