Category: News

“Market Matters” Newsletter – November 2018

2018 “Are You Crazy” bus tour reviewed, SNAP, market minute video and more.

SNAP and Farmers Markets NDG Update

Hello SNAP and Farmers Market Workgroup,   Over the past few weeks and months there has been various information circulating about the future of SNAP at farmers markets with the announcement that Novo Dia Group would cease operations. FNS and other stakeholders are continuing to explore options so that markets and farmers using the Mobile […]

“Markets Matters” Newsletter – October 2018

Collecting market data, farm bill and webinars!

Market Data is More Than a Four Letter Word

It doesn’t matter if you manage a farmers market, on-farm market or a large public market, the question remains the same. “What does the public want? Why do they shop at my market? Why don’t they shop at my market? Do I have the right product mix?” Coming up with the answers without any real […]

“Market Matters” – August

PA Produce month, Dreyer Farms, SNAP news and more!


Diane Eggert, Executive Director of the Farmers Market Federation of NY, said, “Losing access to SNAP through the Novo Dia Group would have been devastating to farmers’ markets. Low income consumers would lose access to fresh, healthy and locally grown foods, while our state’s farmers would have lost significant income that is critical to supporting our […]

Link to Latest Info on MarketLink and Novo Dia Shutdown

To Keep up with the latest information on What is happening with Novo Dia and MarketLink and their shutdown come the end of July, The Farmers Market Coalition is providing the latest info on their website :  

MarketLink Goes Out of Business

Novo Dia Group and their MarketLink program are going out of business. The equipment provided by MarketLink and their app will cease to work by the end of the month. Novo Dia says they will be contacting markets and farms who are using the equipment to let them know. USDA FNS is aware and are […]

Job Opportunity

Market Manager wanted for The Wild Ramp market in WV. Click here for more info:

SAVE 50% on Your Membership Fee Thanks to Sponsorship from PA Preferred!

Thank you to PA Preferred for their generous sponsorship offer of a 50% match on each new membership for 2018 IF you are a member of PA Preferred which is easy and FREE! To Join, go to the “Becoming A Member” page and you can sign up online or download a membership form. Go to: […]

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