Market Programs2018-01-24T03:47:41+00:00

Market Programs

Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program – Farm Market Fresh

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) Farm Market Fresh for Older Adults program Virginia's Farm Market Fresh for Older Adults program helps eligible seniors get fresh, tasty, and nutritious locally-grown fruit, vegetables, and cut herbs. The program also supports local farmers and farmers' markets in Virginia. 2022 Farm Market [...]

Virginia Farmers Market Manager Resources

Virginia Farmers Market Manager Resources Speakers at VAFMA's March 2022 Virginia Market Manager Meeting shared many useful tools, updates, presentations, and contact info. We've pulled them together on this page. You can view the full recording of the meeting on our YouTube channel. Below you will find each [...]

Getting to Greener: How Markets Can Get to Plastic-Free

Clean Fairfax joined us for a webinar about reducing plastic use at farmers markets. "Getting to Greener: How Markets Can Get to Plastic-Free” is a very timely topic and one that has garnered a good bit of interest. Below you will find links to the webinar recording, the presentation [...]

Momentum at the Markets in Warrenton

By Elizabeth Melson In 2017, the Town of Warrenton updated market governance guidelines and the Board of Directors, which resulted in a 34% increase in the number of vendors attending. They implemented successful programming through community partners, volunteers, and grants. The town continued that momentum in 2018, by hiring a [...]

CONNECTING TO CONSUMERS THROUGH PROGRAMS

photo courtesy of Scottsville Farmers Market By Deborah Smith of the Scottsville Farmers Market Every farmers market faces the challenge of attracting and connecting with customers and the Market in Scottsville is no different. This small market on the banks of the James River in the historic town of [...]

LESSONS LEARNED IN GROWING A FARMERS MARKET

Courtesy of Historic Lewes Farmers Market The Historic Lewes Farmers Market in Delaware made their market a "Living Lab" to answer two questions: What can we do to increase sales and attendance at our market? What can we do to increase sales and attendance of SNAP customers at [...]

Market Programs

Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program – Farm Market Fresh

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) Farm Market Fresh for Older Adults program Virginia's Farm Market Fresh for Older Adults program helps eligible seniors get fresh, tasty, and nutritious locally-grown fruit, vegetables, and cut herbs. The program also supports local farmers and farmers' markets in Virginia. 2022 Farm Market [...]

Virginia Farmers Market Manager Resources

Virginia Farmers Market Manager Resources Speakers at VAFMA's March 2022 Virginia Market Manager Meeting shared many useful tools, updates, presentations, and contact info. We've pulled them together on this page. You can view the full recording of the meeting on our YouTube channel. Below you will find each [...]

Getting to Greener: How Markets Can Get to Plastic-Free

Clean Fairfax joined us for a webinar about reducing plastic use at farmers markets. "Getting to Greener: How Markets Can Get to Plastic-Free” is a very timely topic and one that has garnered a good bit of interest. Below you will find links to the webinar recording, the presentation [...]

Momentum at the Markets in Warrenton

By Elizabeth Melson In 2017, the Town of Warrenton updated market governance guidelines and the Board of Directors, which resulted in a 34% increase in the number of vendors attending. They implemented successful programming through community partners, volunteers, and grants. The town continued that momentum in 2018, by hiring a [...]

CONNECTING TO CONSUMERS THROUGH PROGRAMS

photo courtesy of Scottsville Farmers Market By Deborah Smith of the Scottsville Farmers Market Every farmers market faces the challenge of attracting and connecting with customers and the Market in Scottsville is no different. This small market on the banks of the James River in the historic town of [...]

LESSONS LEARNED IN GROWING A FARMERS MARKET

Courtesy of Historic Lewes Farmers Market The Historic Lewes Farmers Market in Delaware made their market a "Living Lab" to answer two questions: What can we do to increase sales and attendance at our market? What can we do to increase sales and attendance of SNAP customers at [...]

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