MARCH 17 & 18
CFMA Annual Meeting, Longmont
Thanks to the Boulder County Farmers Market Association for co-hosting and to RMFU, LiveWell CO and CSU Extension for their sponsorship.
LINKS to PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:
The State of US Farmers Markets and Implications for Colorado and AMS Farmers Market Manager Training: Knowing Your Markets –
Carlos Coleman, USDA Ag Marketing Service (AMS). Please check back for these PPT links. He encouraged everyone to register at the USDA – Local Food Directory
Understanding and Managing Liability in Farmers Markets – Kathie Riley, PC
Marketing Your Farmers Market on a Budget – Lois Harvie (Montrose Farmers Market)
ManageMyMarket – Stuart Milstead (Director of Marketing & Sales)
Food Safey and Cottage Food Training – Sheila Gains (CSU Extension, Arapahoe County, 303-730-1920, SGains@arapahoegov.com) and Anne Zander (CSU Extension, Boulder County, 303-678-6238, firstname.lastname@example.org) plus Produce Safety Card – download this info card for duplication and distribution to vendors, or contact Sheila above to request copies.
Building Community Partnerships – Erika Moats (Boulder County FM)
Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB): New Market Training and Returning Market Training in Year 2 – Wendy Moschetti & Amy Nelms (LiveWell CO). Plus a-must-see: 4-minute video on Double Up Food Bucks Colorado and a good summary from 2016: DUFB Highlights from Year 1.