Tag Archives: 2012

Farmers Markets & Food Assistance Year-Round

While many Maryland farmers markets fold up their tents towards the end of October or November, there are some that remain open year-round to provide local food through the winter months. Those markets in our EFM Network that are open … Continue reading

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End of Season Gathering Rescheduled

The end-of-season gathering has been rescheduled for Wednesday December 12th, from 10-1pm in Annapolis.  It will be held at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, located at 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401 [Map]. Lunch will be served! Please RSVP by … Continue reading

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Reminder: FMNP extended through November

For the first time, the Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP – WIC & Seniors) is being extended past its traditional end-date of October 31. In 2012, FMNP can be used at authorized Maryland farmers markets through November 25th.  Farmers then … Continue reading

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End of Season Gathering Postponed

Eat Fresh Maryland Partners: we truly hope you and your vendors are well on your way to recuperating after the storm. As we imagine you could also use some extra time to wrap up all the happenings of the season, we’ve decided to postpone the meeting originally scheduled for Monday November … Continue reading

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See you tomorrow at the Fighting Hunger in Maryland Conference

We hope to see you tomorrow at the MFANN hosted Fighting Hunger in Maryland Conference! If you haven’t registered, you can still attend for $25 at the door. Check here for the full lineup of speakers, panels – we’re looking … Continue reading

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Fighting Hunger in Maryland Conference – Last Day to Register

The Maryland Food Access and Nutrition Network (MFANN) is “a statewide coalition of non-profit organizations and federal, state and local government agencies focused on using the federal nutrition programs and other proven solutions to connect low-income Marylanders with healthy, affordable … Continue reading

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Incentive Program at Westfield Annapolis Market for the month of October

The Westfield Annapolis farmers market – the only market in Anne Arundel County that accepts SNAP benefits – will have an incentive program that will match dollar for dollar up to $25 per market visit for those using their benefits. … Continue reading

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Hops for the Hungry: A Benefit for Fresh Checks

Please join us for this special evening to support Crossroads Community Food Network‘s Fresh Checks program. There will be pairings of Keswick Creamery’s award-winning farmstead cheeses with craft beers from 3 Stars Brewery, accompanied by hors d’oeuvres from other local, … Continue reading

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October 24, 2012: Food Day

Food Day is an annual event sponsored by the Center for Science in the Public Interest to promote healthy, sustainable, affordable, and fair food. From the Food Day website: Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement toward more … 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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