Nova Dia Group and Mobile Market+ Update

It was announced in mid-July that the Novo Dia Group of Texas, a major provider of mobile Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) technology for farmers markets and farm stands, would discontinue those services. At the time of this announcement, it appeared … Continue reading

MIFMA Releases 2017 Annual Report Highlighting SNAP Bridge Card Use at Michigan Farmers Markets

Since its inception in 2006, the Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) has maintained a focus on supporting farmers markets that accept food assistance benefits and promoting to food assistance recipients their ability to shop at farmers markets. The same year … Continue reading

Farmers Market Recipe Cards with Food Safety Tips Available for Download

At the 2014 Farmers Markets at the Capitol, MIFMA partnered with Michigan State University Extension to host cooking demonstrations focused on food safety at the farmers market. Each market features four demonstrations, complete with resources and recipe cards with food safety … Continue reading

MIFMA Provides Comments on 2014 Draft for GAAMPs for Site Selection and Odor Control for New and Expanding Livestock Facilities

On January 22, 2014 MIFMA provided comments on the 2014 Draft for GAAMPs for Site Selection and Odor Control for New and Expanding Livestock Facilities. Comments were sent to the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Environmental Stewardship Division. The … Continue reading