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 […]

Kovacs Named Deputy Administrator At AMS

A former member of the Washington state Department of Agriculture has been promoted within AMS.  Tricia Kovacs has been appointed deputy administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service’s Transportation and Marketing Program.  Kovacs joined the AMS in 2016 as the local and regional food systems policy advisor, playing a key role in coordinating AMS and Rural […]