Michigan Farmers Markets Conference

This annual, two-day conference will reach farmers market managers and stakeholders with information about the emerging trends in the Michigan farmers market community. Cornerstones of the conference include ample networking opportunities, a keynote speaker, roundtable discussions, and great local food.

About The Event

Due to the ongoing global pandemic, we are making plans now for the 2021 Michigan Farmers Market Conference to be a virtual experience. More information on timing, format, and participation options will be released as it is prepared.

This annual conference focuses on bringing together the numerous individuals necessary to create and support a thriving marketplace for local food and farm products in Michigan including market managers, farmers, vendors, volunteers, non-profit and municipal employees, as well as an array of persons involved in local food systems work. Engaging educational sessions, roundtable discussions, as well as excellent networking and exhibitor opportunities will offer up-to-date information on timely topics related to farmers market cultivation and management.

2020 Highlights

Our 2020 Michigan Farmers Market Conference: Envisioning the Next Generation of Thriving Farmers Markets took place on March 3 and 4, 2020. Over 100 Michigan farmers market managers, vendors, volunteers, and more gathered in East Lansing to learn, grow, and network. View the agenda here!