Minnesota Farmers' Market Association 

MFMA Zoom Open Forums

1st Monday of Every Month (more or less) ||| 1-2pm


Did you miss a recent Open Forum? Find recordings below

  • Sept. 12, 2022Guests Robbi Mixon and Meghan Geary of the Alaska Farmers Market discuss their work and success despite challenges. Updates for Minnesota also discussed include THC edibles, Food Sampling, CFL, Dogs at Market, and more. 
  • July 11, 2022 - Guest: Lillian Otieno, Emerging Farmer Outreach and Engagement Coordinator – Commissioners Office, at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture with an update on MN’s emerging farmers
  • June 6, 2022 - Guests Stu Lourey, Maveve Mallozzi-Kelly, MFMA, and Kim Guenther MFMA. "Drought relief, MN Farmers' Market Map, National Farmers' Market Week."
  • May 2, 2022 - Guest Maeve Mallozzi-Kelly, MFMA. "FM360 is coming to your market!"
  • April 4, 2022 - Guest: Sarah Goldman, LSP. "Legislative issues currently on the table."
  • March 7th, 2022 - Guest: Robin Trott, Extension Educator, Douglas County. “Marketing Strategies for New and Experienced Growers”
  • Feb. 7th, 2022 - Guest Colleen Donovan, Washington State Farmers Market Association Executive Director discusses their $2.1 Million in state funding for markets.  
  • Jan. 3rd, 2022 - Guest Stu Lourey, Government Relations Director, Minnesota Farmers Union "2022 Minnesota Legislative Session Preview"

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 

Economic Opportunities VISTA: Maeve Mallozzi-Kelly /// maeve@mfma.org /// (574) 310-5553

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


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