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October 3rd, 2016

Support FRESHFARM Markets and Feast!

by Amy Crone
FRESHFARM, which operates 3 farmers markets in Maryland (Silver Spring, Annapolis, and St. Michaels), is a non-profit that directly invests in the food and farms of the Mid-Atlantic foodshed. We work closely with them in implementing Maryland Market Money and both our organizations share a mission to support farmers, markets and food access. The FRESHFARM Feast, their annual fundraiser, returns Tuesday October 18, 2016.  By purchasing (tax-deductible) tickets to this amazing farm-to-table event, you help FRESHFARM provide regional farmers and food producers with vital economic opportunities!
For info and tickets: bit.ly/TheFeastDC
WHAT: FRESHFARM Feast
WHEN: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
WHERE: DOCK5 at Union Market
More info & tickets: bit.ly/TheFeastDC
Hashtag: #theFeastDC
NB: Tickets are $350 ($200 is tax deductible). For guests under 30,we have a limited number of tickets for $175.  There are also discounted tickets for current farmers available; email Louisa for details.
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.