Tag Archives: food access

A month of being thankful and updated partner map

As we head full throttle into the holiday season, November is the perfect month to be thankful – before the crazed month of December, the short frenetic shopping season, and the consolidated holidays this year. We at Eat Fresh Maryland … Continue reading

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Bonus Bucks are back at Westfield Annapolis Market!

The Westfield Annapolis farmers market – the only market in Anne Arundel County that accepts SNAP benefits – will kick off their 2013 incentive program at their winter farmers market on January 20th. ┬áThe market will match dollar for dollar … 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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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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SNAP Funding for 2013

As the end of the market season draws near, and we begin to contemplate next year’s season, we have received a bit of good news from USDA. The $4m in funding that was released in 2012 for wireless technology to … 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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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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