Category: News

“Market Matters” newsletter – March 2019

National Nutrition Month, “Under The Ground” program from Penn State Extension, video, webinar links and more.[UNIQID]

Under The Ground

Subscribe your agricultural business to Penn State Extension’s “Under the Ground” to better understand and enhance how you appear in the eyes of your customers! Become part of the peer network that through direct observation as a secret shopper, participants will get to the root of how different agricultural retail spaces are designed to enhance […]

“Market Matters” Newsletter – February 2019

PA Farm Markets is 1 year old, Farmers Market programs at the PASA conference, Penn State Extension’s new program, “Under The Ground” and more.

“Market Matters” Newsletter January 2019

PA Farm Markets Hosts Farmers Market at the Farm Show, Farmers Market Progams at the PASA Conference, webinars and more.[UNIQID]

“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 […]

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