Minnesota Farmers' Market Association 

Conference 2020 Highlights:    Complete schedule for MFMA Conference


Recordings from Conference 2020. Watch on demand. 

Tuesday, December 1  Video-  https://youtu.be/ZWg3fzz092E   

  • New Roots Farm Incubator:  Join the leaders of the NRFI, a cooperative enterprise supporting new American farmers as they become leaders in the Fargo-Moorhead local food community. 
    • Note: This session begins at the start of video
    • MFMA Programs: Insurance rate increase for 2021 / Public policy issues for 2021 Legislative session  
      • Note: This session begins at 2:00:17 in the video. 
    • MFMA Programs: VISTA! / Data Collection with James Harren and Kathy Zeman 
      • Note: This session begins at 2:41:10 in the video. 
    • Getting involved in the legislative process with Meagan Forbes 
      • Note: This session begins at 3:25:00 in the video. 

    Wednesday, December 2  Video: https://youtu.be/pqyru97kcZo

    • Developing a Vendor Training Program in MN with Kirsten Bansen Weigle
      • Note: This session begins at 2:03:07  in the video. 
    • Farm Direct Minnesota - A Facebook Page to Connect Farmers and People with Sazzy Calhoun
      • Note: This session begins at 2:45:52  in the video. 
    • COVID-19 Market Check-in - Seriously How Are You Doing? with Kathy Zeman
      • Note: This session begins at 3:47:59  in the video.
    • Wednesday Night Social Hour with Minnesota Cooks Program Manager Claudine Arndt (seperate video link from sessions above)

    Thursday, December 3 Video:  https://youtu.be/UE4sdXGYIRo

    • Keeping New Online Customers Beyond COVID-19 Panel Q&A with Katie Myhre, Colby Abasz, Ruth Arhelger, Kara Fletcher, Bonnie Hanna Powers, and Sarah Larsen
      • Note: This session begins at the start of video
    • Financial Snapshot of Farmers' Market Food Hubs with Ryan Pesch
      • Note: This session begins at 2:05:10 in the video
    • MDA Toolkit with Emily Mehr, Gabbi Sparby, and Karen Lanthier
      • Note: This session begins at 2:49:12 in the video
    • Sales Tax at Farmers' Markets with Kathy Zeman
      • Note: This session begins at 3:39:28 in the video

    Friday, December 4 Video:  https://youtu.be/ks3qZz7kPMQ

    • MDA FSMA Produce Safety Rule Updates with Alexandra Cortes and Lebo Moore
      • Note: This session begins at the start of video
      • Blazing Trails Through the Jungle of Food Licensing with Jane Jewett
        • Note: This session begins at 53:49, breaks for lunch with Thom Petersen at 2:32:12 and resumes at 3:04:06
      • Lunch with Commissioner of Agriculture Thom Petersen
        • Note: This session begins at 2:32:12
        • Friday Night Happy Hour with Lakes and Legends Brewery Co-founder Derrick Taylor and host Erick Heimark (seperate video link from sessions above)

        Saturday, December 5  Video: https://youtu.be/AeXCTOJ1XcY

        • UME's Tier 2 Cottage Foods Training.  Separate $50 registration required. To register for an upcoming Cottage Foods Training, click HERE.
        • Minnesota Cottage Foods Producers Assocation
          • Note: This session begins at the start of video
        • Rejuvenating your Facebook Presence with Kim Guenther. PowerPoint Presentation. 
          • Note: This session begins at 26:40

        Many thanks to the MFMA Conference Sponsors:

        Compeer Financial and Minnesota Farmers Union. 



        Conference Highlights:    Complete schedule for MFMA Conference

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