Apply to Begin Participating in Double Up Food Bucks in 2019!

February 8, 2019 | Uncategorized

Applications are now open for farmers markets that are interested in beginning to participate in the Double Up Food Bucks program during the 2019 market season.  Double Up Food Bucks […]

Provide your feedback on MIFMA’s Draft of 2019 Advocacy Priorities

January 28, 2019 | News

Part of our vision at MIFMA is to ensure that Michigan farmers markets have policy support. To guide this work, the MIFMA Advocacy Committee works together to create a draft […]

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 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 […]