Events

Now Recruiting! Farmers’ Market Organizer Training 

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Boost your management skill-sets and help markets thrive. Learn how to be a more engaged market member.  Join Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets, Farmers Market Coalition, NOFA-VT, and experts in farmers’ market organizing and mediation.  Who can join? Farmers’ market organizers (vendors, managers, volunteers) and service providers that work with farmers’ markets. Ideally, at least […]

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2022 Annual Meeting Announcement

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Come one, come all, and hear all about the 2021 happenings of the Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets. Join Board members and staff of the Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets (MFFM) for our 2022 Annual Meeting. The annual meeting is scheduled for January 19, 2022 at 9am and will take place via Zoom Conference Call.  […]

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Maine farmers rally to support food access program with online fundraisers

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Over 20 farmers and farmers’ markets across the state are hosting online fundraisers to support the Maine Harvest Bucks nutrition incentive program. Maine Harvest Bucks provides low-income shoppers with bonus bucks at farmers’ markets to buy fresh fruits and vegetables from local farms. The fundraising initiative comes at a time when Maine Harvest Bucks has […]

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Arcadia Sponsors Farmers’ Markets and Food Access in Maine

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Throughout the month of August, market shoppers can learn about community solar options with Arcadia The Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets is excited to announce today that Arcadia, the climate crisis–fighting tech company giving everyone access to the tools to build a 100% clean energy future, has made a major sponsorship pledge to the Maine […]

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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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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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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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Internship and Volunteer Opportunities this Summer

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Farmers’ markets are in need of extra support this summer to keep their markets strong during the covid-19 pandemic. Across Maine, farmers’ markets provide food security to their communities. Nearly all farmers’ markets in Maine are organized and managed by farmer-vendors. Therefore, volunteers, at market and behind the scenes, provide a substantial contribution to supporting […]

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Portland Farmers’ Market seeks volunteers for covid response

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In response to COVID-19, the Portland Farmers’ Market (PFM) is in need of volunteers to help ensure a safe shopping experience for all. Volunteering at the market is a critical community service that will allow scores of farmers and thousands of shoppers to keep their local market thriving. Committing to just one shift a week […]

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