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UPDATE: Maryland Farmers Market Conference Re-Scheduled for April 10

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ANNAPOLIS, MD – The 2017 Maryland Farmers Market Conference has been scheduled for Monday, April 10, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis.

Conference sessions will include marketing tips for farmers markets, updates on current regulations guiding the 2017 season, food safety, and much more. Training and certification sessions will be available for the Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP), the Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP), and the Fruit and Vegetable Check (FVC) program. Farmers can also sign up to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The department’s Weights & Measures program will offer equipment certifications for farmers who bring their market scales to the conference.

For questions regarding conference or the farmers market program in general, please contact Mark Powell at (410)-841-5775 or

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Contact Information

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

Jason Schellhardt
Director of Communications
Telephone: 410-841-5888

Megan Guilfoyle
Public Information Officer
Telephone: 410-841-5889