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2021 Annual Meeting & Roundtable

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January 20, 20219am to 11:30amOnline or by phone callClick this link to register for the event Join Board members and staff of the Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets (MFFM) for our 2021 Annual Meeting and virtual roundtable discussion. The annual meeting is scheduled for January 20, 2021 at 9am. The roundtable discussion will begin at […]

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Winter Farmers’ Markets: a safe place for shopping and community connection

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Farmers’ markets across Maine are adapting their operations for the winter months during Covid-19. The Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets (MFFM) reports that there are 26 winter farmers’ markets running up through December, some even longer! From Kittery and Berwick, all the way up to Orono, winter farmers’ markets are open for business to feed […]

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Healthier Markets – A Resource Guide

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A healthy farmers market is about more than locally grown food – it also means a clean market environment and promoting positive life choices! Farmers’ markets have community-focused missions that promote healthy lifestyles and strong communities. There are simple steps market organizers can take to advance their mission and make sure their markets are a cleaner […]

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Celebrating Resiliency for National Farmers’ Market Week 2020

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The Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets (MFFM) is celebrating farmers’ markets across the state with Maine Farmers’ Markets Snapshot Week 2020. Coinciding with National Farmers’ Market Week, Snapshot Week is an annual event for the farmers’ market community to celebrate their markets, share stories, and capture photos and data to illustrate the importance of farmers’ […]

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Market Highlight – Mill Park Farmers’ Market in Augusta

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Every market happens for a reason! There are hard-working farmers that organize nearly every farmers’ market in Maine. This series of market stories showcases some of the many unique, adaptive and resilient Maine farmers’ markets. The Augusta Farmers’ Market at Mill Park is the major farmers’ market of the capital area. Located in downtown Mill […]

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Face Coverings Are Required at Farmers’ Markets

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Please help keep our farmers and shoppers safe and wear a face covering while shopping at the farmers’ market. Per CDC guidelines, and Governor Janet Mills Executive Order #55, farmers’ market vendors and customers are required to wear cloth face coverings unless an individual has a medical exemption. CLOTH FACE COVERINGS In addition to the […]

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Black Lives Matter – In Solidarity

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The Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets (MFFM) stands unified with the Black community, Black Lives Matter, and all people of color. We recognize that there is an enduring legacy of racism, white supremacy, and white privilege in this country and in Maine. White communities, and white-led organizations like ours, must actively engage in expanding the […]

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