Minnesota Farmers' Market Association 

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Click HERE for winners of the 2020 Photo Contest. 

2020 National Farmers' Market Week Photo Competition

Welcome to our 2nd Annual Photo Competition in honor of National Farmers' Market Week. This competition is sponsored by MFMA, Minnesota Grown, and Minnesota Farmers' Union. The competition is open to all Minnesota Farmers' Market lovers - customers, vendors, market staff, volunteers, you name it! To enter:

  • Take a photo at any farmers' market in Minnesota and post it to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using #mymnmarket2020 or email photos to MFMA Communications Director Kim Guenther.
  • Deadline for submission is midnight on Saturday, August 1st, 2020. 
  • You do not need to be a Minnesota resident to submit, but photos do need to be taken at a Minnesota Farmers' Market

Photos do not need to be taken during any certain time or of any certain item. Photos can be of people, produce, or anything else from a market. Let's see your creativity! Photos will be judged by MFMA, Minnesota Grown, and Minnesota Farmers Union and may be used for promotional purposes. 

Cash prizes on VISA gift cards will include:

  • $150 for 1st place
  • $125 for 2nd place
  • $100 for 3rd place
  • $75 for 4th place
  • $50 for 5th place



What foods are allowed under the Minnesota Cottage Foods Law??



What's new for MFMA's 2020 Insurance Program for Market Vendors and Farmers' Markets? 

The 2020 MFMA Insurance Program is ready to rock and roll!

Good news - our underwriters didn't raise premiums - so prices will remain the same as they have been since 2016. Great job everyone on being safe and keeping our premiums low!

New for 2020 is coverage for Wisconsin too! MFMA Vendor Insurance now covers sales at all Minnesota AND Wisconsin farmers' markets at the same low price.

Click here to renew or sign up. Remember, if you SELL at a market, you want VENDOR insurance. If you MANAGE a farmers' market, you want MARKET insurance.

If you need a paper form contact Director of Membership Services Jesse Davis at jdavis@mfma.org or (218) 259-9675



Browse our Member Directory* 

Click here to find our farmers' market members.

Click here to find our vendor members.

*Already a member and want to update your directory listing? Login and update your profile using the link in the upper right hand corner of our website. Changes made there will update your directory listing.




Cottage Foods

Are you interested in becoming a Cottage Foods producer? To do so you must take an approved food safety training class and register with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.

Click here for more information.


Requirements at MN Farmers' Markets

Do I need a license to sell at the farmers' market? What are rules for market vendors?  We collaborate with the Minnesota Departments of Health and Agriculture to help members navigate the complex world of food regulations.

See our Requirements at Minnesota Farmers' Markets. Email your question to info@mfma.org


Insurance

The Minnesota Farmers’ Market Association offers a group insurance policy exclusively for MFMA member markets and vendors through Advantage 1 Insurance Agency. To learn more about our insurance and to sign up, click here.  


MFMA provides services, programs and leadership that support and promote farmers' markets across Minnesota.

Minnesota Farmers' Market Association /// 9800 155th Street East, Nerstrand MN 55053 /// info@mfma.org 

Communications Director: Kim Guenther /// kguenther@mfma.org /// (573) 470-4445 

Director of Member Services: Jesse Davis /// jdavis@mfma.org /// (218) 259-9675 

Executive Director: Kathy Zeman /// kzeman@mfma.org /// (507) 664-9446 

       

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