Snapshot Week Photo Competition

Maine Farmers’ Market Snapshot Week is our annual celebration of farmers’ markets in Maine. This event coincides with National Farmers’ Market Week, falling on August 4-10, 2019.

Photo Competition

This year’s Snapshot Week features a photo competition for shoppers and farmers. The competition will run for 2 weeks August 4 – 17 to give you ample time to send in your photos!

Prizes include:

  • Gift certificates to your favorite farmers’ markets
  • Garden tools from Johnny’s Selected Seeds
  • Farmers’ market t-shirts
  • Fresh-roasted coffee from Storibord Coffee
  • Gift basket of artisan canned food from Turtle Rock Farm
  • Common Ground Country Fair Tickets from MOFGA
  • More to be announced!

How to participate:

  1. Take a photo that meets one of the categories (see below). 
  2. Post your photo on Facebook, tag @mainefarmersmarkets in your post, and enter one of the category hashtags depending on what category your photo is competing for. Alternatively, you can email the photo to info@mffm.org and indicate what category you’re entering .
  3. During the week of August 19, MFFM will choose 2 winners from each category and contact you if you won.
  4. Reference the example post below to get inspiration for your own photo entry.

Categories and hashtags to use:

#markethaul  – A photo of all the products you bought from the market (put it on the table and snap a pic!) 

#friendsatmarket – Never go alone! Bring a friend (or family member) and capture yourselves at market. Bonus points for tagging the market, too! 

#tattooME – Capture a photo of your I <3 farmers markets tattoos while at the market! Bonus points for creativity! 

#nourishME – Share a photo of your meal before you eat it at home!

#lovemainemarkets – Use this hashtag for as a general submission. We love to see what you’re up to at the farmers’ market and why you love to shop there. 


Here’s an example post for your reference:

facebook post describing how to properly tag the photo entries

The instructions below correspond with the numbers in red on the image.

  1. Tag us. Type “@mainefarmersmarkets” and click our name as it pops up.
  2. Use the hashtag- #friendsatmarket
  3. Tag the market you’re shopping at, too, for extra points! (optional)

Pro tip:

You get bonus points for tagging whatever market you’re shopping at. For instance, if you purchased your items at Houlton Community Market, their tag is @houltonmarket

Get out there and start capturing photos of your market!