Farmers Markets: To Stay Open or Close?

We know that many farmers market operators are trying to decide how to respond to COVID-19. VAFMA recommends that markets work with their local governments' recommended course of action. Farmers markets are essential to their [...]

Food and Produce Safety Webinars in March

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is offering two upcoming online trainings to VAFMA members and non-members. March 16, 2020 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm: VDACS Food Safety Program Overview [...]

VAFMA Coastal Region Meeting and Training

Free Registration The Virginia Farmers Market Association invites all Farmers Market Managers and Vendors in the Coastal Region to Join us for our 2020 Season Kickoff meeting and training! This gathering is [...]

Farmers Market Vendor Training – Blue Ridge Region

Blue Ridge Region Farmers Market Vendor Training The Virginia Farmers Market Association, LEAP for Local Food, Salem Farmers Market and Lynchburg Community Market are offering a regional farmers market vendor training March 14th [...]

Farmers Market Liability Webinar

As a market manager or vendor do you wonder about your liability at farmers markets? Next week Riko Metzroth of Farmers Insurance Financial Services will join us to discuss this important topic. Riko insures [...]