02-10-2020 | FLORIDA FARMERS MARKET ASSOCIATION

Do you want to start a farmer markets business but don’t know how to start? The Florida Farmers Market Promotion Program is here to help you! Today, we talked with Dr. Sarah Cervone and Andi Emrich and learned about the amazing work they do managing the Farmers Market Promotion Program!

         

Do you want to start a farmer markets business but don’t know how to start? The Florida Farmers Market Promotion Program is here to help you! Today, we talked with Dr. Sarah Cervone and Andi Emrich and learned about the amazing work they do managing the Farmers Market Promotion Program! This USDA grant funds the creation and dissemination of resources useful for food entrepreneurs. Sarah and Andi work together in the creation of a website that includes all information needed to create and continue a successful farmer markets business. This website focuses on food safety, entrepreneurship, and additional resources for beginners and advanced food workers. STAY TUNED FOR THE WEBSITE RELEASE!

To further spread the word Sarah and Andi are hosting symposiums around the state of Florida. Catch them in one of the 5 events happening near you. “Growing a Stronger Economy through Local Food and Entrepreneurship”

Jacksonville February 7th

Gainesville February 14th

Tampa March 6th

Ft. Pierce March 13th

Tallahassee March 20th

These events will provide additional materials and further explain details, skills, and tools needed to improve, start, and maintain a business that sell directly to consumers. These events are free!!!! To register click HERE, to know more about the Florida Farmers Market Association click HERE. If you are interested in volunteering in any of the events, please contact Andi at ffma@foginfo.org