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Did your market pivot to meet community health and food supply needs over the past two years?
Did your market innovate new programs?
…all are eligible…
OUTSTANDING FARMERS’ MARKET COMMUNITY INITIATIVE
This new award recognises the integral role that farmers’ markets play in connecting local farmers and artisan food producers directly with customers, and the vital support local food systems provide for communities. It will be awarded to a farmers’ market that has created an outstanding community initiative in the past two years, which demonstrates innovation, agility and resilience, and has impacted its food producers and market community in a positive way.
Applications from farmers’ markets for the 2022 awards close at 11:59 pm (AEST) on Sunday, May 1, 2022. Click here for more details and to apply.
NEW WA FARMERS’ MARKETS
The WAFMA Annual Chair’s Report highlights growth of the sector and two new farmers’ market starts – Mundaring Farmers’ Market and Peel Produce Market…
Read the lastest from the West here:
Australian apiarists are encouraged to check out the BQUAL B-TRACE accreditation scheme. This is the Australian honey industry owned QA and food handling program especially designed for small enterprise beekeepers selling direct to the public. It confirms honey has been produced to high industry standards and offers consumers a ‘warranty’ on their honey and bee product purchases. Honey producers selling at farmers’ markets are specially recommended to investigate this opportunity.
More information available https://www.btrace.com.au
Farmers’ markets have powered through the challenges of the past two years, providing reliable fabulous healthy fresh local food to more and more ever savvy shoppers.
So what better chance to celebrate the hardworking farmers and artisan food producers and your community’s farmers’ market than by NOMINATING it in the PEOPLE’S CHOICE Award for OUTSTANDING FARMERS’ MARKET.
NOMINATE YOUR PICK OF THE CROP HERE:
Nominations Close 28 February 2022
Shopping al fresco at farmers’ markets has proved to be a vital link in the nation’s food chain during these challenging times… Eativity News has the story. https://eativitynews.com/farmers-markets-bring-silver-linings/
AFMA‘s Find A Market Directory lists best practice farmers’ markets across Australia.
It’s the only national directory linking farmers, artisan food producers and shoppers.
Make sure your local market is listed to grow your market!
If your market is not listed, Download the REGISTRATION FORM.
If your market listing needs updating please also complete the Registration Form and return as directed:
Contact Jane: firstname.lastname@example.org