Application for Events to Qualify for Professional Development Hours

The Michigan Farmers Market Association’s (MIFMA) Market Manager Certificate Program (MMCP) is a voluntary program designed to encourage farmers market managers to pursue leadership skills and professional development in topics essential to market management. Market managers are recognized with a certificate upon completion of the full program which offers acknowledgment to market organizers and vendors that the market manager is a trained professional. In order to maintain that level of acknowledgment, certified market managers who earn 20 Professional Development Hours will be recertified.

Sessions hosted by partnering organizations can qualify for Professional Development Hours towards recertification if program hosts meet the following qualifications:

  • Are a current MIFMA member
  • Submit this application at least 30 days before the event
  • Manage a sign-in sheet provided by MIFMA at the event
  • Submit a copy of the sign-in sheet to MIFMA within 1 month after the event

Complete the following form to request that the program you are hosting earn Professional Development Hours for attendees.

  • Please provide if moderator is different than the primary contact person listed above.
  • Please include how the session will be delivered (webinar/in-person or both). 100 work minimum and 300 word maximum
  • Please list the name, title and organization, and email for each presenter and include a brief description of their credentials/qualifications to present on this topic.
  • If promotional materials are available for this event, please submit them with this application by uploading them below or emailing them to