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VAFMA News

2019 Conference Sessions: Nov 13-15

2019 Conference Sessions The Conference Committee has an exciting slate of sessions set for VAFMA's Virginia Farmers Market Conference in Staunton, Nov 13-15, 2019. Register before August 31st for early bird pricing. CONFERENCE [...]

Why Virginia Needs Farmers Markets

Why Virginia Needs Farmers Markets National and Virginia Farmers Market Week is August 4 – 10, 2019. It’s during this week each year that the Virginia Farmers Market Association (VAFMA) joins other [...]

In Virginia, Farmers Markets Count

In Virginia, Farmers Markets Count Initiative to count farmers market shoppers launches in Virginia During National and Virginia Farmers Market Week — proclaimed by Governor Northam as August 4 – 10, 2019 [...]

Virginia Farmers Market Week Proclamation

It's official! The Governor has issued a proclamation recognizing August 4-10, 2019 as Virginia Farmers Market Week. (below) Markets across the state will have special events and activities during this week. VAFMA and market managers [...]

Market Vendor Lunchtime Webinar Series

During our spring vendor trainings, we asked attendees what additional topics they wanted us to cover. From that input, Rachel Henley and Sarah Sharpe of Virginia Cooperative Extension have scheduled 5 upcoming free [...]

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Food entrepreneurs: the deadline for the Help to the Shelf competition is approaching! Get those applications in!

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Our Conference Session List is Up! We also have lunchtime webinars scheduled for vendors throughout September - mailchi.mp/358f5d4b91ed/august2019 ... See MoreSee Less

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Last night, Warrenton's Mayor officially proclaimed August as Farmers' Market Month in the Town of Warrenton! (minute 40)

Prior to that, market manager & VAFMA Board member, Elizabeth Melson gave an update on the successes of the Warrenton Farmers Market (minute 31)

This weekend, Warrenton Farmers' Market launches Virginia Fresh Match, which will *TRIPLE* SNAP benefits, along with new POP Bucks match!
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