Masks Not Required for Fully Vaccinated People at Market

New Update on Masks at Market: According to state government officials, fully vaccinated people DO NOT have to wear masks at Virginia's farmers markets. Due to our continued requests for clarification regarding discrepancies of the [...]

Survey of Virginia Farmers Market Managers

The annual farmers market manager survey from Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Program, the Virginia Farmers Market Association, and the Virginia Fresh Match network is open. Please help us better serve you by sharing [...]

Sampling Now Allowed and More Farmers Market Updates

Sampling Now Allowed, Customers May Pick Out Own Produce, & Designated Eating Areas Not Required Effective May 15, 2021: Seventh Amended Executive Order 72 UPSHOT of this VAFMA News Update: Sampling is now allowed [...]

It’s Official: Farmers Markets ARE Essential!

Virginia farmers market supporters are celebrating this week. Governor Ralph Northam signed House Bill 2302 into law making farmers market food and beverage products and sales essential during a state of emergency. “We are [...]

Farmers Market Preparedness: How to Tell Your Story

"How to Tell Your Story" is the focus of the fourth workshop in the Farmers Market Preparedness series from the Virginia Farmers Market Association (VAFMA) and the VSU Small Farm Outreach Program. Emilie Davis [...]

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