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VAFMA News

VAFMA’s November eNews

In This Issue: VAFMA Recieves FMPP Grant Update on Scam Website Market Manager Certification Program State of Virginia's Farmers Markets Virginia Food Access Investment Fund Dear VAFMA Friends, We have some incredibly exciting news. VAFMA [...]

Become a Certified Market Manager

Learn best practices for farmers market management Registration is open for the Virginia Farmers Market Association's 2022 Market Manager Certification Course! What the Course Covers This 14-week interactive, online class addresses real-world farmers [...]

State of Virginia’s Farmers Markets 2020

By Virginia Cooperative Extension Download this information in Adobe Acrobat Format (pdf) Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Fresh Match, and the Virginia Farmers Market Association partnered in the spring of 2020 to capture a snapshot [...]

Save the Dates: Agritourism Conference

Base Camp: Exploring the Trails, Agritourism, and Downtown Ecosystem SAVE THE DATE: October 18-21, for "Base Camp: Exploring the Trails, Agritourism, and Downtown Ecosystem" To be held online. More information coming soon. Sign [...]

Masks Not Required for Fully Vaccinated People at Market

New Update on Masks at Market: According to state government officials, fully vaccinated people DO NOT have to wear masks at Virginia's farmers markets. Due to our continued requests for clarification regarding discrepancies of the [...]

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Interested in the economic outlook of small and mid-sized farms and food businesses in a "post" COVID era?Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus, of Virginia Tech's Department of Agriculture and Applied Economics recently shared a webinar presentation on the mega-trends affecting agriculture and the economy, positive trends for young farmers, future business models, an economic watch list, common mistakes by agricultural entrepreneurs in wholesale and retail markets, “Golden Rules” for small and mid-sized businesses, and a take-home toolkit to assess and improve Business IQ, while also emphasizing prioritization of priorities for business and life.Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus, of Virginia Tech's Department of Agriculture and Applied Economics recently shared a webinar presentation on the economic outlook of small and mid-sized farms and food businesses in a post-COVID era. In summary, Dr. Kohl addressed in his presentation mega-trends a... ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy holiday shopping RVA! See you Sunday! ❤️🎄❤️🎄❤️10am - 12:50pm! Last sales 1:05pm!Masks NOT required, but wearing is caring! GrowRVA Richmond VA Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Friends of Forest Hill Park Virginia Farmers Market Association Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services ... See MoreSee Less
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