Farmers Market Conference Looks To Help Managers Overcome 2020 Challenges

The Washington state Farmers Market Conference gets underway this week. Colleen Donovan, Executive Director of the WSFMA said the theme of this year’s on-line event is “Adapt, Overcome, Thrive”. She noted for 2021, its important farmers markets across the state are proactive, rather than reactive and learn from last year. Donovan added farmers markets did […]

Celebrating National Farmers Market Week

This is National Farmers Market Week, an opportunity to celebrate all the things these local markets do for their community. Colleen Donovan, Executive Director of the Washington state Farmers Market Association said while more and more people enjoy shopping at their local market, many customers don’t realize the work it takes to make those markets […]

WSFMA Conference Starts Thursday in Tacoma

Despite the cold temperatures, and even isolated snow showers, this is a very busy time of year for your local farmers Market.  Colleen Donovan, Executive Director for the Washington state Farmers Market Association said there is no off season for the 100-plus markets across the Evergreen State.   “There’s a lot of planning, permits, training, […]