Register for Upcoming Webinars on Accepting SNAP

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) will be hosting the following webinars on accepting SNAP Bridge Cards for Michigan Farmers Markets and Direct Marketing Farms and Farmers.

Accepting SNAP Bridge Cards at Michigan Farmers Markets
Date:
 Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Location: Webinar – upon registering you will be sent a link with details
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST

Who is this webinar for? Market managers, community partners, state and local SNAP supporters and educators.

About the Webinar: 
Farmers markets can accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits creating a win-win-win opportunity for their market, their vendors, and the health of their community. Accepting SNAP, which is distributed via the Michigan Bridge Card, can increase revenue for vendors, contribute to vendor recruitment and retention for the market and increase access to fresh, nutritious, local food for residents of your community.

Attend this free webinar to learn how accepting SNAP benefits can benefit your farmers market and the steps to getting started. This webinar will discuss how the market can facilitate SNAP transactions between customers and vendors.

This webinar qualifies for 2 Professional Development Hours through MIFMA’s Continuing Education Program (only eligible for those market managers who have been certified in the Market Manager Certificate Program).

Register Here

More Information: Support for Farmers Markets Beginning to Accept SNAP in 2017

 


Accepting SNAP Bridge Cards as Michigan Direct Marketing Farms and Farmers
Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Location: Webinar – upon registering you will be sent a link with details
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST

Who is this webinar for? Farmers, direct marketing farms, community partners, state and local SNAP supporters and educators.

About the Webinar:
Expanding your customer base is important to any food or farm business that sells directly to consumers. One way to make your farm or business accessible to more customers is by accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits distributed via the Michigan Bridge Card. Accepting SNAP creates a win-win opportunity for your business and the health of your community. You can expand your customer base and increase revenue for your business while at the same time increasing access to fresh, nutritious, local food for residents of your community.

Attend this free webinar to learn how accepting SNAP benefits can help your farm business and the steps to getting started.

Register Here

More Information: Support for Farmers Beginning to Accept SNAP in 2017