Category: News

Pittsburgh Creates an Interactive Map of Farmers Markets

The farmers market study led to the development of three broad goals for the City moving forward. First, The City of Pittsburgh should provide clear support and service for farmers markets, facilitate active partnership among all Pittsburgh markets and community partners, and create a best-in-class market to lead by example. With the strength and commitment […]

USDA Announces $23 Million in Grants Available to Local and Regional Food Systems

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced $23 million in competitive grant funding to support the development and expansion of local and regional food markets, enterprises and producer-to-consumer marketing. The Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP), authorized by the 2018 Farm Bill under the Local Agriculture Marketing Program (LAMP), covers both the […]

“Market Matters” newsletter – March 2019

National Nutrition Month, “Under The Ground” program from Penn State Extension, video, webinar links and more. https://mailchi.mp/93570dc23e50/market-matters-newsletter-october-457111?e=[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. https://us17.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=6135c95d80dd4ee0379a4d8c6&id=5373700c2d

“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. https://mailchi.mp/20b182c635d6/market-matters-newsletter-october-414711?e=[UNIQID]

“Market Matters” Newsletter – November 2018

2018 “Are You Crazy” bus tour reviewed, SNAP, market minute video and more. https://us17.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=6135c95d80dd4ee0379a4d8c6&id=11ebcca419

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! https://mailchi.mp/538df9c29716/market-matters-newsletter-october-2018

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 […]

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