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Nominations are Open for the MIFMA Board of Directors

January 25, 2019 | Farmers Market Conference

The MIFMA Board of Directors is currently accepting nominations for open positions on the board. Elections will occur at MIFMA’s Annual Meeting held in conjunction with the Michigan Farmers Market […]

Michigan Farmers Market Conference “Roadmap to Resiliency” Scheduled for March 5-6, 2019

January 17, 2019 | Events

The Michigan Farmers Markets Association (MIFMA) is hosting its annual Michigan Farmers Market Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 5 – 6 at the Plant and Soil Sciences Building on […]

Michigan prepares for early issuance of February food assistance

January 15, 2019 | News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Bob Wheaton Jan. 14, 2019 517-241-2112 wheatonb@michigan.gov LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Humans Services (MDHHS) plans to issue Food Assistance Program benefits […]

Register for Market Manager Certificate Program Webinar Sessions

January 4, 2019 | Market Manager Certificate Program

As part of our annual Market Manager Certificate Program (MMCP), MIFMA will be hosting a series of seven individual webinars. Registration for these engaging and informative webinars is now open […]

Introducing the Julia A. Darnton MMCP Scholarship Fund

December 10, 2018 | Market Manager Certificate Program

Since the Market Manager Certificate Program (MMCP) launched in 2011, more than 250 market managers across 6 states have been equipped with the skills, knowledge, and networks necessary to provide […]

Help create thriving marketplaces for local food

November 26, 2018 | News

As the 2018 season comes to a close for many of our favorite farmers markets, the work to ensure that Michigan provides a thriving marketplace for local food and farm […]

Register for the 2019 Market Manager Certification Program

November 19, 2018 | Market Manager Certificate Program

Registration is open for the 2019 Market Manager Certificate Program (MMCP), hosted by Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA). This voluntary program takes place in January and February and is designed […]

Year-End Food Access Meetings Scheduled

October 23, 2018 | Food Assistance Acceptance

Each year, the Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) gathers with farmers market managers and partners who work to increase healthy food access through Michigan farmers markets. Join in these meetings […]

FARMERS MARKET AT THE CAPITOL KICKS OFF ON THURSDAY, JULY 26

July 23, 2018 | Events

LANSING, MICH – The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA), a statewide association with a mission to advance farmers markets to create a thriving marketplace for local food and farm products, […]

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

July 12, 2018 | Food Assistance Acceptance

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 […]