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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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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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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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Grace Community Church Farmers Market to host Frederick WIC

Grace Community Church Farmers Market is hosting the Frederick County WIC office at market on Friday August 17th from 3-7 and is actively working to secure funding to match federal incentive programs that are accepted at market – FMNP, FVC, … Continue reading

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Reimbursement for Farmers Market SNAP Costs – Phase 1

As we have shared here before, USDA has provided an unprecedented opportunity for farmers markets to cover some of the costs associated with getting SNAP; specifically those costs that relate to wireless equipment and fees. MDA and DHR have finally … Continue reading

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Groundbreaking opportunity for EBT funding: Conference Call Announcement

The USDA recently granted $4 million for farmers markets nationwide to purchase new EBT machines. These funds are available both for starting new EBT markets and to reimburse markets that have recently acquired EBT. Approximately $68,000 of this pool is allocated specifically for Maryland, … Continue reading

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