March 23rd, 2017

MDFMA to present at the April 10 MD Farmers Market Conference

by Amy Crone

Come join us on 4/10 at the annual Maryland Farmers Market Conference, hosted by the Maryland Department of Agriculture at 50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis MD 21401 (look for the cow statues). There will be a full day of speakers and information, including information about what we’ve been up to at MDA. We’ll talk about our organization, our programs, and what’s on the horizon.

We hope to see you there (in case you still need to register, you can find out information on how to do so here)!


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.