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MDFMA in the News


Fresh, local foods available this winter | The Avenues News | January 8, 2020

As Nutrition Incentives for SNAP Recipients Expand, Will Local Farmers Still Benefit? | FoodPrint | January 6, 2020

The Capital Market: A Community Establishes a Fresh Produce Market | East of the River | August 12, 2019

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week in Maryland | The Southern Maryland Chronicle | August 7, 2019

Harford grower takes issue with grocery using farmers market term | The Delmarva Farmer | August 2, 2019

New farmer’s market manager adds assistance for low-income families | The Star Democrat | July 25, 2019

Food Safety Rule Begins to Take Hold | Lancaster Farming | July 26, 2019

SNAP program now available at Frederick farmers market | The Frederick News-Post | July 13, 2019

Farmers markets make fresh food more accessible for low-income shoppers | WTOP | June 13, 2019

Maryland Market Money Program Attempts to Thwart Food Deserts | Prince George’s Sentinel | June 6, 2019

Farmers Markets For All | Edible Communities | June 3, 2019

New vendors and WIC benefits at farmers market | Kent County News | April 29, 2019

Supreme Court’s Ruling on Making SNAP Retail Data Public Has Broad Public Health Implications | Civil Eats | April 26, 2019

Meet me at the Farmers Market | The Star Democrat | April 21, 2019

Ag department awards grant to Md. Farmers Market Association | Herald-Mail Media | March 3, 2019

Square Secures Future of Popular Farmers Market Payment App | Lancaster Farming |

Women Make Mark in Ag Off the Farm | Lancaster Farming | Oct 12, 2018

Prince George’s County DSS Receives $100k Grant for Food Access at Farmers Markets | Prince George’s Sentinel |  September 12, 2018

Maryland farmers markets will continue accepting SNAP benefits through at least February | The Baltimore Sun | August 6, 2018

SNAP Decision: Farmers Market Food Stamp Use Preserved for Now | Lancaster Farming | August 4, 2018

Baltimore officials looking for permanent solution for SNAP users at farmers markets | The Baltimore Sun | July 24

Nonprofit provides temporary fix to avoid shutdown of SNAP at farmers markets | The Baltimore Sun | July 19, 2018

Nonprofit keeps food-stamp recipients from losing farmers market benefits — at least for now | The Washington Post | July 20, 2018

Portal’s shutdown puts farmers market trips in jeopardy for SNAP recipients | The Baltimore Sun | June 14, 2018

Lunch with Labor Episode 89 | WOLB Baltimore | June 7, 2018

For Baltimore food entrepreneurs, farmers’ markets serve as launching pad for permanent shops | The Baltimore Sun | April 20, 2018

Snap! Goes the Food Assistance | On the Record, WYPR | March 6, 2018

Ag program looking for some love (Editorial) |Delmarva Farmer | Feb 16, 2018

Group seeks a better way to do farmers’ markets | Delmarva Farmer | June 27, 2017

Thanks to cottage food laws, you can run your food business from home | The Washington Post | December 11, 2016


MDFMA Press Releases


Press Release: Maryland Farmers Market Association Expands its Maryland Market Money Program Throughout the State | April 8, 2019

Prince George’s County Council and Maryland Farmers Market Association Join Forces to Improve Food Access at Farmers Markets | April 8, 2019

Maryland Farmers Market Association Awarded $200,000 Grant for Food Access Program | Feb 1, 2019

Press Release: Essential Food Access Program Ends Early at Baltimore Farmers Markets | Nov 8, 2018

Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day (10/18) at Four Locations will Benefit Maryland Farmers Market Association | Oct 2, 2018

Maryland Farmers Market Association Celebrates its Third Annual Feast for Farms and Families | August 30, 2018

During This Maryland Agriculture Week, Farmers and Anti-Hunger Advocates Call on Gov. Hogan to Use Budget Surplus to Fight Food-Insecurity and Support Local Agriculture | March 19, 2018



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