MIFMA Awarded $54,989.00 in Food Safety Education Funds from MDARD

October 18, 2021 | Food Safety

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) recently announced recipients of the 2021-2022 Food Safety Education Fund grants for food safety training for the food industry and education […]

Year End Food Access Meeting Registration Now Open

October 6, 2021 | Uncategorized

You’re invited: please join MIFMA for our 2021 Year End Food Access Meetings! ​​Each year, MIFMA gathers with farmers market managers and partners who work to increase healthy food access […]

2021 Farmers Market at the Capitol Vendor List and Map Now Available

September 17, 2021 | Events

You’re invited to join us on September 30th, 9 AM – 2 PM for the 2021 Farmers Market at the Capitol! The mission of the Farmers Markets at the Capitol is to […]

Michigan’s farmers markets celebrate during National Farmers Market Week August 1 through 7

July 26, 2021 | Events

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) kicks off National Farmers Market Week from August 1 through 7, 2021 with farmers markets across the state and country. Many of Michigan’s nearly […]

Michigan’s Investment in Healthy Food Access

May 4, 2021 | Uncategorized

In 2018, the State of Michigan invested $500,000 to expand healthy food access through farmers markets. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services used the funding to purchase and […]

Employment Opportunity: MIFMA Hiring Operations Manager

May 3, 2021 | Jobs

As a member-based association dedicated to advancing farmers markets to create thriving marketplaces for local food and farm products, providing programmatic support to our members is vital to achieving our […]

MIFMA Honors Recertified Market Managers

April 21, 2021 | Uncategorized

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) is proud to announce that five market managers qualified for recertification this year as part of our Market Manager Certificate Program Continuing Education Program: […]

P-EBT Toolkit for Farmers Market Managers and Vendors

April 14, 2021 | Food Assistance Acceptance

MIFMA has created a toolkit of resources to assist farmers markets and direct marketing farmers interested in accepting P-EBT. These resources include printable signage, flyers, social media graphics, and frequently […]

Vendor Applications Now Available for Farmers Market at the Capitol

April 1, 2021 | Uncategorized

MIFMA is proud to announce the return of our annual Farmers Market at the Capitol on September 30, 2021. The mission of the Farmers Markets at the Capitol is to […]

Why does MIFMA include pronouns in their email signatures?

March 24, 2021 | Uncategorized

As a statewide, member-based association, we believe in: Integrity & Quality ~ of each other and of our food sources Community & Belonging ~ by including, not isolating others Diversity […]