2017 Annual Meeting

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.


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, azander@bouldercounty.org) plus Produce Safety Card  – download this info card for duplication and distribution to vendors, or contact Sheila above to request copies.

Farm Audits & Inspections – Brian Coppom (Boulder County Farmers Market) & Alison O’Connor (Larimer County Farmers Market) Farm Visit-Handout #1      Farm Visit – Handout # 2

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.