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VAFMA News

Conference Grand Prize Drawing

Drawing for Grand Prize! Register for 2 days of the Virginia Farmers Market Conference by October 15, 2019 and you will be entered to win the Conference Grand Prize! VAFMA Conference Grand [...]

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 [...]

Per FNS, SNAP authorized markets may conduct transactions in alternate locations to provide access to affordable local produce in their communities during the current emergency.

Markets may temporarily organize alternate community sites to sell produce and run SNAP and Fresh Match transactions. Preordering, and paying with SNAP at pick up is fine.

Visit vafma.org/covid-19/ for specific updates on accepting SNAP payments utilizing Lulu's or Food4All online ordering.
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