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February 23rd, 2014

Maryland Farmers Market Managers Annual Meeting – March 13

by Amy Crone

Every year the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) convenes a meeting to inform market managers and farmers of the current regulations and information for the upcoming market season.  This year’s meeting will be held on March 13 at MDA’s headquarters (map).  The cost is $30 per person and space is limited to the first 90 guests.

This year we are happy to be a part of the agenda, and look forward to sharing our new organization with the market managers in attendance.

Meeting details:

  • Date – March 13, 2014
  • Time – 8am to 4pm
  • Location –  50 Harry S Truman Pkwy, Annapolis MD 21401 (map)
  • RSVP deadline – March 10, 2014 (or until 90 people have registered HERE)
  • Agenda – can be seen here March 13th Farmers Market Conference Agenda

See you there!  Register early to reserve a space, since seats are limited this year!

About the Author Amy Crone Amy Crone

Amy’s passion for food starting in her aunt & uncle’s garden, a lovely log cabin by a NH lake where she first learned to preserve and pickle. She has always wanted to help people, and completed her degrees in international development in hopes of combining this interest with her love of travel. After working in the field of international development, then in federal government, then in a think tank, and then in state government, Amy decided that she wanted to explore explore her entrepreneurial interests. These included: starting a nonprofit (MDFMA), developing a national technology solution to provide farmers market and farmers access to accepting SNAP, building several websites, and becoming a Board member in local organizations. She is happy to be able to follow her passion of improving local food systems and the health of all Marylanders by getting them to buy more fresh local food at Maryland farmers markets. Amy’s other main interests are her husband & 2 children, Crossfitting, and traveling to any location that has interesting and delicious ~preferably local~ food.