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After Years of Planning, Farmington Farmers’ Market launches Maine Harvest Bucks

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Erica Emery, of Rustic Roots Farm, began working with MFFM in 2016 to explore how to bring Maine Harvest Bucks to the Farmington Farmers’ Market. It took 2 years of “almosts” and “maybes” to find the perfect local partner to support the project and help get it off the ground. This year, the market is […]

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Farmers’ Markets Midcoast to Downeast

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Map of Midcoast and Downeast Farmers’ Markets (July 2019 update: if you’d like maps to distribute at your market – please fill out this survey) In 2018, the Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets released a new map of Midcoast and Downeast farmers’ markets featuring 20 of the unique farmers’ markets that take place along the […]

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Seafood at Maine Farmers’ Markets

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Fresh seafood is always very popular at farmers’ markets, but navigating the rules around what is required for licenses/permits can be confusing for market managers. This is because most food safety issues at farmers’ markets are regulated by the Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry (DACF) and the Department of Health and Human Service (for […]

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Now Hiring: Washington County Farmers’ Market Outreach Liaison

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Job Announcement: Washington County Farmers’ Market Outreach Liaison Apply Now, Click here to apply! Overview: This position will play an important role in supporting SNAP (the program formerly known as food stamps) access programs at Washington County farmers’ markets. This project is a collaboration with the Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets (MFFM) and the Women’s […]

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MFFM Secures Funding Support for Maine Harvest Bucks

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We’re pleased to announce that we have secured funding for the Maine Harvest Bucks program for the 2018 season. Stay tuned for more details, but in the meantime, our 30+ farmers’ markets can now move full steam ahead in operating the program this year. This is welcome news, as the summer market season gets underway. Maine […]

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Now Hiring: Info Booth Manager at Presque Isle Farmers’ Market

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Apply Now! Click here for application.  Job Opening: Info Booth Manager Presque Isle FM at Riverside Schedule: 5.5 hours / week Saturdays, June through October 8:00am – 1:30 pm every Saturday while market is open, June to October Overview The Maine Harvest Bucks incentive program helps shoppers using SNAP food supplement benefits at farmers’ markets […]

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