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:
Athens Land Trust: Homebuyer Education Workshop
Athens Land Trust is offering a free homebuyer education and credit seminar Saturday November 12th, and Saturday December 17th from 8:30am-4:30pm. Here, participants will be able to hear from experts in the field in order to gain an understanding of the home buying process.
The seminar will include guest speakers and workshops, on topics such as Home Finances and Financing, Financial Literacy, the Local Real Estate Market, Affordable Housing Options, and many other important topics.
The event will be located at Athens Land Trust, at 685 N. Pope St., Athens, GA 30601
Click here to register for the event: http://www.athenslandtrust.org/recent/homebuyer-education-workshop/
Georgia Grown: Winter Showcase at Shoppes at River Crossing
Georgia Grown in partnership with the Georgia Department of Agriculture is hosting a Holiday shopping event on December 3rd 2016 in oder to promote buying local for the holidays.
The event will be held at the Shoppes of River Crossing at 5080 Riverside Drive, Macon, Ga 31210.
#shoplocal for this holiday season!
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.