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Md. to hold conference for farmers markets

December 31st, 2015 by WCBC Radio

 The Annual Maryland Farmers Market Conference will be held Tuesday, March 15, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry Truman Parkway in Annapolis.

Conference sessions will include marketing tips for farmers markets, updates on current regulations guiding the 2016 season, food safety and other issues.

 

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 more information, call Shelby Watson Hampton, agricultural marketing specialist, at 410-841-5776, or send an email to Shelby.Watson@Maryland.Gov.

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