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It’s convention time!

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Sunday, January 31st, almost 100 farmers’ market folks will be descending on the Maple Hill Inn in Hallowell from all corners of the state. More than 30 presenters will be speaking on 16 various topics, plus a USDA representative will be on hand to answer questions about the SNAP program and sign farms up for […]

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Final Week to Register for Convention

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It’s time to register for the Maine Farmer’s Market Convention. One recent registrant wrote, “Two friends and I are attending the conference next weekend. CAN’T WAIT!! I enjoyed myself so much the past couple years!” It’s true – hanging out in a relaxed setting with a large group of people who are passionate about farmers’ markets is FUN. […]

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MFFM’s Annual Meeting – Jan. 31st

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Please join us for our Annual Meeting January 31st at the Maple Hill Inn in Hallowell. The meeting will take place during our day-long annual convention, but you needed register for the convention to attend the meeting. If your interested in the governance of the organization, or would like to meet MFFM Board and staff, […]

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Farmers’ Market Convention

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Click here to visit our 2020 Convention Homepage The 8th annual Maine Farmers’ Market Convention will take place at the Maple Hill Farm Inn in Hallowell on Sunday, January 31st, 2016.  This day-long event is an opportunity for farmers’ market members, managers, and supporters to come together to learn from one another and from experts […]

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MFFM Hiring SNAP Program Manager

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MFFM SNAP Program Manager Job Announcement The Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets is a statewide nonprofit founded 24 years ago 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 […]

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Free food processing classes in Orland

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FOOD PROCESSING WORKSHOPS AT ORLAND COMMUNITY CENTER OCTOBER 20 & 29 ORLAND, MAINE   With generous support from the Hancock County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation, the Bucksport Community Concerns is hosting two food-processing workshops at the Orland Community Center on October 20 and 29.  The purpose of these workshops is to build capacity […]

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MFFM Wins Two USDA Grants

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Last week Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack helped to kick off the nation’s harvest season by announcing nearly $35 million in new funding through four grant programs to support local and regional food systems, including farmers’ markets. The Pittsfield-based Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets will be the recipient of two of those grants, bringing more than $348,000 in […]

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Annual Convention January 31st, 2016

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MFFM’s annual farmers’ market convention will take place on Sunday, January 31st at the Maple Hill Farm Inn and Convention Center in Hallowell (just outside of Augusta). This day-long convention will bring together market farmers, market managers, and others for a day of shop talk and networking. As usual, we’ll have breakout sessions all day […]

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