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EVENT: Beekeeping for Pollination and Honey Production, Leaman’s Green Applebarn in Freeland, Michigan August 17

July 27, 2015 | News

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) and member Dan Keane of Keane’s Wee Bee Farms is hosting an on-farm field day as part of its farm-based education programming, Beekeeping for […]

Farmers Markets at the Capitol to Celebrate 10 Years

July 23, 2015 | News

LANSING, MICH – The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) is excited to host the 10th annual Farmers Markets at the Capitol on the East Lawn of the Michigan State Capitol […]

MIFMA Announces Independent Public Charity Status

July 9, 2015 | News

EAST LANSING, MI –The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) is proud to announce that it has updated its organizational structure to function as an independent public charity with tax-exempt status […]

Register Now for a Free Webinar – Wild Foraged Mushrooms: The Rules at Farmers Markets

July 2, 2015 | News

EAST LANSING, MI –The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) will be hosting a webinar titled “Wild Foraged Mushrooms: The Rules at Farmers Markets” on Tuesday, July 14 at 10:00 a.m. […]

Marketing Tip: Understanding Hashtags

June 25, 2015 | News

  What is a Hashtag? The hashtag is also known as the number or pound sign (#) and is attached to the beginning of a word or short phrase to connect a common topic through […]

MIFMA Member Highlight: Kentwood Farmers Market

June 23, 2015 | News

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) has a mission to create a thriving marketplace for local food and farm products. Being a MIFMA member provides farmers markets and the farmers […]

Wine Sales Popular at Michigan Farmers Markets

June 15, 2015 | News

In 2013, Public Act 100 was signed by Governor Rick Snyder, which allows the Michigan Liquor Control Commission to issue a special permit to small wine makers providing them the […]

MIFMA Team Welcomes Communications Intern, Alexandra Cross

June 11, 2015 | News

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) is excited to welcome Alexandra Cross to the team as the Communications Intern for Summer 2015. Alexandra is a junior at Grand Valley State University studying Advertising […]

MIFMA Team Welcomes New Hoophouses for Health Program Manager

May 29, 2015 | News

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) is excited to welcome Tyler Vuillemot to the team as the Hoophouses for Health​ Program Manager. Tyler graduated from Michigan State University in the spring of […]

MIFMA Director, Dru Montri on Michigan Prosperity Agenda News/Talk 760 WJR Discusses The Role Farmers Markets Play in Michigan

May 26, 2015 | News

  MIFMA Director, Dru Montri visited with News/talk 760 WJR host Dan Gilmartin, CEO and executive director of the Michigan Municipal League and special guest Matt Helms, City Hall Reporter with […]