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
We are excited to announce the next Serv safe class is scheduled for Thursday, July 28 from 9:00 am. to 1:00 pm at:
5172 Brook Hollow Pkwy - Suite H
Alejandro Cristos Community Church
The contact number is 770-375-6014
Maria Salazar can be reached at 678-851-9473
For questions regarding the Serv SAfe program please contact Ines Beltran at 678-591-0599
The cost per person is $15.
Brought to you by the Norcross Community Market and UGA
National Farmers Market Week Is Coming Soon
National Farmers Market Week will be August 7-13, 2016
Since 2000, the number of farmers markets has grown approximately 160% — from 2,863 markets in 2000 to more than 7,500 in 2012. In recognition of the growth and popularity of these markets, the first full week in August has been proclaimed National Farmers Market Week.
The Annual Gateway International Food & Music Festival
The Annual Gateway International Food & Music Festival provides an unparalleled opportunity to showcase the region's best multicultural talent and highlights the rich cultural contributions of Gwinnett's diverse communities. This all-day festival, which is held at Lillian Webb Park in Historic Norcross, features a broad range of outstanding performers to showcase the area's cultural heritage through music, song and dance. This year the festival will include fresh produce provided by local farmers.
Come on out on September 17th and enjoy the festival!
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.