News2019-07-18T00:46:40+00:00

VAFMA News

New Report on Parks and Rec Run Farmers Markets

From the National Recreation and Park Association: A new report issued by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), Farmers Markets—Parks and Recreation Connecting Communities to Healthy Foods, highlights the vital role park and recreation [...]

Going to Market: A Guide to Selling Food at Farmers Markets

A Guide to Selling Raw, Processed and Prepared Food Products at Farmers’ Markets, Stores & Roadside Stands Prepared by Renee Boyer, Associate Professor, Extension Specialist & Joell Eifert, Director of Food Innovations Center, Food Science & Technology [...]

River Street Market in Petersburg Virginia

River Street Market in Petersburg Virginia By Cheryl Bursch River Street Market was founded and started up by 3 local business owners in 2017. During the first season Richard Cuthbert took over as [...]

Opening Day at Capitol Square Farmers Market

Capitol Square Farmers Market Opens OnTheSquareVA Farmers Market opened Friday with 20 vendors and a crowd of 600 people during the two hour lunchtime market. The market is part of the Governor's initiative [...]

Intro to CNG: Does it Fit Your Farm?

Intro to Certified Naturally Grown: Does it Fit Your Farm? VAFMA is pleased to offer an opportunity for farmers to learn more about Certified Naturally Grown during a live call. [...]

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Virginia Farmers Market Association

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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