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Registration Open for the Annual Maryland Farmers Market Conference 


ANNAPOLIS, MD –Registration is now open for the 2016 Maryland Farmers Market Conference. The Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, March 15, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, Md.

Conference sessions will include marketing tips for farmers markets, updates on current regulations and food safety. The event will also offer training and certification sessions for the Farmers Market Nutrition Program, the Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program and the Fruit and Vegetable Check program. Farmers may also sign up for eligibility to accept the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The Department’s Weights & Measures program will also offer certification for market scales.

Space is limited to the first 90 guests to register and submit payment. Click here to register and view the full agenda.

For more information on the event and the registration process, contact Shelby Watson Hampton at (410) 841-5776 or


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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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