Farmers Market Success During COVID-19 an online training series At a time when demand for healthy local food is skyrocketing, farmers markets face incredible hurdles due to COVID-19. VAFMA hosted two online [...]
Getting Your Market Open and Keeping it Open During COVID-19 Thursday, April 16, 2020 from noon to 1:30 PM This VAFMA webinar will provide an update of the latest state operation requirements for [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The next webinar in the “Farmers Selling Online” series from VAFMA and the VSU Small Farm Outreach Program will take a closer look at the Lulus Local Food online platform. It will be directed at farmers but will also give market managers a better understanding of how the system works.
Ready to take your farm to the next level? Applications are due July 9th for Farm Credit Knowledge Center’s Ag Biz Planner program starting August 2020.
Contact Sarah Scyphers at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Applications can be found at: www.farmcreditknowledgecenter.com.Ready to take your farm to the next level? Applications are due July 9th for this year's Ag Biz Planner program starting August 2020. Contact Sarah Scyphers at email@example.com for more information. Applications can be found at: www.farmcreditknowledgecenter.com. ... See MoreSee Less
Phase 3 Best Practices still promote No Touch / Low Touch customer purchasing:
Given the climbing numbers of the virus cases across the nation, today VDACS Commissioner, Dr. Jewel Bronaugh suggested farmers market vendors continue to adhere to no touch shopping and keeping products 6-feet from customers.