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Working the market info booth – a success story from Augusta

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A strong Maine Harvest Bucks program requires a good deal of effort, and often one person can make a major difference. This was the case for the Augusta Farmers’ Market at Mill Park, which first began offering SNAP nutrition incentives in 2014, and added an “info booth” (where SNAP and other transactions are processed) in […]

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Milbridge FM Joins Maine Harvest Bucks

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The Milbridge Farmers’ Market has joined the ranks of farmers’ markets that accept SNAP benefits! MFFM is pleased to be partnering with the Women’s Health Resource Library (WHRL) to bring SNAP access to the market. WHRL has long had a presence at the market, promoting its Incredible Edible Milbridge project. Now the WHRL team is taking on […]

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Hiring Announcement: Part-Time Administrative Assistant

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The Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets is a statewide nonprofit founded in 1991 to to cultivate a vibrant, sustainable farmers’ market community as a vital part of Maine’s local food network. We work with farmers, consumers, and communities to make wholesome, locally-grown foods available to all residents, to educate consumers about food resources, and to […]

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Hiring: Brewer FM SNAP Clerk

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The Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets’ is seeking applications for a part-time, seasonal Farmers’ Market SNAP clerk. This person will operate the Market information booth at the Brewer Farmers’ Market, 8:00am-1:30pm, every Saturday during the summer season. The position begins in mid-May and goes through the end of October. The SNAP clerk’s primary responsibilities will […]

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SNAP Grows Gardens

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Beginning this season, shoppers may use their Maine Harvest Bucks (nutrition incentives offered to SNAP shoppers at participating farmers’ markets and other sites) to purchase food-bearing seedlings. (As always, they can also use their SNAP benefits to purchase fruit and vegetable seedlings.) This exciting development is new, so early season promotion is important, to let […]

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New MFFM Office

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  We’re moving, but not far! As of April 26th, our new address will be: 165 Sebasticook Street Pittsfield, ME 04967 (207) 487-7114 Click here for the map.                      

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