November 2016

Donate to MFFM!

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Help us build a thriving and sustainable farmers’ market community for all. The Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets is a 501(c)3, tax-exempt nonprofit organization. Our work is made possible with the support of contributing markets and individuals who share our vision of Maine as a state where everyone can access affordable, local food at their farmers’ […]

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Shop Local Saturday – and all season!

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In recent years there has been a growing movement to encourage holiday shoppers to “shop small” on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This effort aligns with our campaign to remind people of the wonderful gifts available at virtually all winter farmers’ markets. Below are some simple graphics that emphasize that message (feel free to repost and adapt […]

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Farmers’ markets, food access & the USDA Farm Bill

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Next week we team up with our collaborators in the Maine Local Foods Access Network to launch a one-day Giving Tuesday campaign. Our goal: raise $2,000 to help expand the network of Maine Harvest Bucks markets into more communities and find increased success with all participating markets. It’s a humble goal, really, considering that the […]

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