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Farmers’ Market Week Events Calendar Available Now
FMNS 2012 AGM Minutes – Now Available
The minutes from the 2012 FMNS AGM are now available. Find them here.
Are you a regular market goer? Interested in supporting local organic farmers even more?
ACORN is looking for volunteers to help us to provide a reliable source of regional organic market prices for farmers. If you attend a market with a certified organic vendor (even if you don’t, it could be a great way to start!), [...]
SUMMER STUDENT POSITIONS NOT AVAILABLE
On behalf of FMNS and the Food Alliance, I am sorry to say that we will not be hiring summer students this season.
To those who have applied for a position, thank you for your interest and best of luck with other employment.
Sincerely, Keltie Butler
WANTED: TWO AMAZING SUMMER STUDENTS!
The Food Alliance/ Farmers Markets of Nova Scotia have received approval for two summer student positions
starting June 4th or 11th
30 – 40hrs a week @ $12/hr
approx. 13 weeks
in Halifax (Quinpool Road).
As per the requirements of this program, the successful applicant must:
are between 15 and 30 years of age;
have been registered [...]
2012 FMNS AGM:
Planting Ideas, Nurturing Relationships,
& Harvesting Success
When: May 8th, 9:30am to 4:30pm
Where: Tatamagouche Farmers’ Market
9:00 am: Early bird arrivals and mingling
9:30 am: Welcome and housekeeping
9:35 am: AGM of FMNS
10:55 – 11:10 – Market Introductions and news
11:10 – 11:25 Break (coffee, tea, snack etc.)
11:25 – 11:30 Announcements (Farmers’ Market Week 2012; Oh Farming Poetry)
We are a medium sized market, well established in our community with a large attendance every Saturday. We are also visited by tourists to the region who comment on how vibrant we are and the great selection of local products. We support our vendor base well and some have expanded their businesses to beyond [...]
Dear Rowena – Collaborative Marketing
We have a really busy market, which we are very proud of, but some of our vendors tell us that we are too busy and their stands are being overlooked so they are missing out on sales. How can we help them to make themselves and their products more visible?
Manager of a thriving market
Hug Your Farmer
You Are What You Eat, Did You Eat Today? Hug Your Farmer!
Who doesn’t love biting into a fresh, crisp apple? How about cracking open some fresh, free range eggs for your family’s breakfast? Farmers Markets not only provide you with fresh and delicious variety, they provide you with the peace of mind that what [...]