Georgia Farmers Market Association
An Association of Farmers Markets, Producers, and other Community Organizations committed to improving access to healthy foods in Georgia.
The mission of the Georgia Farmers Market Association is to strengthen farmers markets and increase food access in communities across the state by providing:
-Guidance and tools to producers
-Technical assistance, resources and training to market management
-Healthy food access and education to consumers
Hear What Our Members Are Saying:
We are Farmers: A meal and discussion for farmers and friends
In collaboration with UGA Extension, City of Atlanta Office of Sustainability, Georgia Organics and Georgia Farmers Market Association - the Food Well Alliance is hosting their 2nd official Learning Table “We are Farmers: A meal and discussion for farmers and friends”, on October 13 from 5:30 - 8 pm at the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
You can register here: http://bit.ly/2ctIDEL
West Georgia Farmers Cooperative 50th Anniversary Dinner
The West Georgia Farmers Cooperative will be hosting its annual 50th Anniversary Dinner on October 16, 2016. It begins at 3 PM in the Callaway Conference Center at West Georgia Technical College 220 Fort Drive Lagrance, GA 30240.
It will feature Shirley Sherrod, FMR. USDA Rural Development Director of Georgia as the Keynote Speaker.
Join them in their celebration of Land, Life and Legacy. There is no cost for the event, but an RSVP is necessary to attend.
“1966 – PRESENT: 50 YEARS AND STILL GROWING”
The First Annual GFMA Food For Thought Conference
The Georgia Farmers Market is hosting our first, annual Food For Thought Conference on December 1 & 2! We have heard your concerns and listened intently to the needs of our fellow producers and market managers. We have carefully structured a conference that addresses the unique needs of farmers markets and producers. Check out the 'FFT Conference' section of our website to learn more about the conference, registration, and scholarships!
Provides guidance, tools, and resources to Georgia farmers to improve the marketability of their produce, help them meet state and federal regulations and connect them with farmer’s markets throughout the state
Offers farmer’s market management support with operations and marketing and brings them together to discuss best practices and share ideas.
Supports community outreach, tactics, and activities that magnify the relationship between health and food.
Increases access to healthy food for consumers.