Tag Archives: 2013

Registration Now Open for MFANN Fighting Hunger in MD Conference

Registration is now open for the Maryland Food Access and Nutrition Network’s (MFANN) 3rd Annual Fighting Hunger in Maryland Conference. This year’s theme is Feeding Change and it will be held on October 10, 2013 from 8 a.m. – 4 … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Baltimore Farmers Market EBT Coordinator

Eat Fresh Maryland is hiring! There is an immediate opening for a half-time contract position (September 1- November 30) to operate EBT and Baltimore Bucks at three daytime Baltimore farmers markets.  Here is the job description: EBT Market Coordinator Position. … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching: Funding for SNAP-EBT Wireless Technology (Markets OR Farmers)

The deadline to apply to the Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) for funding to cover the costs of an electronic benefits transfer (EBT) wireless machines and service fees to be able to accept SNAP is August 15th. The funding, provided … Continue reading

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Maryland Buy Local Challenge Week!

The Maryland Buy Local Challenge Week – the last full week in July when you can pledge to eat at least one local thing from one local farm every day – starts on July 20th and goes through July 28th … Continue reading

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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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2013 Farmers Market Map available

Trying to remember when your local farmers market will be open? Getting ready to use your federal nutrition benefits (FMNP-WIC, FMNP-Seniors, WIC-FVC or SNAP) at market and not sure which markets accept them? Now you can check & see! The … Continue reading

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USDA Expands Eligibility for Access to Wireless Technology to include Farmers

Last week, USDA announced that eligibility for funding granted to increase access to SNAP through wireless technology at farmers markets will be expanded to include farmers. Previously, the funding was only for farmers markets as a whole looking to implement … Continue reading

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