FREE Workshop: Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program Certification
The workshop is designed to help farmers expand their customer base and increase revenues. After completion of the workshop, farmers will be FMNP certified and can directly market their locally grown, fresh produce to eligible participants at their community farmers’ markets. Workshop participants will learn about the different federal nutrition benefit programs, be provided with the policies and procedures for both the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program and the Fruits and Vegetables Check Program, and upon completion of the training will receive new signs to display at their market stands.
What: FREE workshop on Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, Certification Luncheon
Where: Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan, 64 Ferndale Loomis Road, Liberty, NY 12754
*** Free lunch and beverages will be served to all participants
This free workshop is hosted by Catskill Mountainkeeper, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Sullivan County Public Health Services – WIC, & Sullivan Co Rural Health Network and is mandatory for farmers who want to accept checks from WIC participants at authorized farmers’ markets.