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Annual Maryland Farmers’ Market Conference Scheduled for March 15, 2016

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UPDATED: 2016 Maryland Farmers Market Conference Agenda & Registration​

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Annual Maryland Farmers’ Market Conference will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Maryland Department of Agriculture (50 Harry Truman Parkway, Annapolis, Md.).

Conference sessions will include marketing tips for farmers’ markets, updates on current regulations guiding the 2016 season, food safety, and much more. Training and certification sessions will also be available for the Farmers Market Nutrition Program, the Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program, and the Fruit and Vegetable Check program. Anyone involved with or interested in the operation of farmers’ markets should consider attending.

More information on the conference—including the agenda and registration details—will be made available in early 2016.

For any other questions, please contact Shelby Watson Hampton, Agricultural Marketing Specialist, at Shelby.Watson@Maryland.Gov  or (410) 841-5776.

 

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Contact Information

If you have any questions, need additional information or would like to arrange an interview, please contact:

Julie Oberg
Director of Communications
Telephone: 410-841-5888

Vanessa Orlando
Public Information Officer - Digital Engagement
Telephone: 410-841-5889


Jason Schellhardt
Public Information Officer - Media Relations
Telephone: 410-841-5744


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