Category Archives: Best Practices

Updated Toolkit on Accepting Federal Nutrition Benefits at Farmers Markets

Not sure of all the federal nutrition benefit programs that could be accepted at your farmers market?  A little confused about “WIC” and SNAP and how they work at farmers markets? Want to expand your customer base and ensure that … Continue reading

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Eat Fresh Maryland Season Wrap-Up Meeting: RSVP by 12/5

Please join us next Wednesday, December 12 from 10am-1pm at the Maryland Department of Agriculture for the Eat Fresh Maryland Season Wrap-up (50 Harry S Truman Pkway, Annapolis— look for the giant cow statue out front). We’re thrilled to share … Continue reading

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Final Baltimore FM Collaborative Meeting of Year – December 3

The final Farmers’ Market Collaborative Meeting of the year will be on Monday, December 3rd from 10:30-12:00 at Maryland Hunger Solutions offices (400 E. Pratt Street, Suite 606). It will be an action-packed meeting featuring: an update on federal funds … Continue reading

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Save the Date for the 2013 Maryland Farmers Market Conference

Save the Date for the 2013 Maryland Farmers Market Conference – one day of topics, speakers, and information for farmers market managers and producers. Date: February 28, 2013 Location: USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Center Time: 8am – 5pm More details … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars: Eat Fresh post-season gathering!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for our end-of-season meeting on Monday November 19th, 10:30am-12:30pm! The party will be held at Maryland Hunger Solutions in Baltimore, 400 East Pratt Street # 606 Baltimore*. We promise snacks, good company, and exciting updates as we share highlights and challenges … Continue reading

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Eat Fresh letter to USDA: your sign-on requested!

Happy Farmers Market Week! Many of you have likely seen the recommendations that our colleagues at the Farmers Market Coalition recently submitted to the USDA Food and Nutrition Service regarding the recent allocation of $4 million for new EBT programs … Continue reading

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Guest Post: EBT & the Farm Alliance of Baltimore City

This is the first in what we hope will be a series of guest posts from our members.  Maya Kosok, Founder of the Farm Alliance of Baltimore City, has provided this update on the exciting progress in helping increase EBT … Continue reading

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