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

Market Programs

Pandemic-EBT Use at SNAP Authorized Markets

Pandemic EBT Flyer Virginia Pandemic-EBT can be used at SNAP authorized markets and matched through the Virginia Fresh Match program. Please read this flyer carefully. If you are eligible, you will get a Virginia P-EBT Card in the mail, in the next 30 to 45 days. Use your card [...]

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 [...]

NEW FARMERS MARKET MANAGER TRAINING PROGRAM LAUNCHED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Farmers Market Manager Training Program Launched Pilot program is first of its kind in Virginia Richmond, VA – March 30, 2017 - Being a farmers market manager means wearing a lot of hats. One day you’re recruiting and vetting vendors. The next you’re writing newsletters and [...]

Market Programs

Pandemic-EBT Use at SNAP Authorized Markets

Pandemic EBT Flyer Virginia Pandemic-EBT can be used at SNAP authorized markets and matched through the Virginia Fresh Match program. Please read this flyer carefully. If you are eligible, you will get a Virginia P-EBT Card in the mail, in the next 30 to 45 days. Use your card [...]

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 [...]

NEW FARMERS MARKET MANAGER TRAINING PROGRAM LAUNCHED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Farmers Market Manager Training Program Launched Pilot program is first of its kind in Virginia Richmond, VA – March 30, 2017 - Being a farmers market manager means wearing a lot of hats. One day you’re recruiting and vetting vendors. The next you’re writing newsletters and [...]