Penn State Extension-BFBLGLV Will Host a Marketing Program

Farmers who have been selling direct to consumers via farmers markets and/or CSA’s (Community Supported Agriculture) have noticed a shift in those market channels. For the last few years, farmers markets and CSA’s have been stagnant and in some cases shrinking. Are there other market channel opportunities for farmers? Are there techniques we can use […]

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Producer-Only Farmers Markets 2017

Bath Farmers Market Fridays 3 PM – 7 PM; Middle of May – End of September Rt 329 and Green St, Keystone Park, Bath Northampton County 570-249-0131 bathmarketmanager@gmail.com bathfarmersmarket.org FB: BathFarmersMarketPA Manager: Sarah Fulton 12 Vendors BFBLGLV Partners: Annarella’s Kitchen, Covered Bridge Farm, Twin Maple Farms, Warm Sugar Market-wide EBT program; Double SNAP Program FMNP Vouchers accepted […]

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Double SNAP is back for the 2016 season!

Customers using their EBT/Access cards will be able to double their *SNAP dollars — up to $10 per day – at participating farmers’ markets, farm stands and farm shares. BFBLGLV’s Double SNAP program launched in the 2015 season, doubling nearly $20,000 in SNAP benefits for locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables at 13 locations throughout […]

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BFBLGLV Awarded USDA FMPP Grant

Buy Fresh Buy Local of the Greater Lehigh Valley (BFBLGLV) has been awarded $100,000 through the USDA Farmers’ Market Promotion Program (FMPP) for the promotion of direct producer-to-consumer markets in the Lehigh Valley. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on Friday that the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service is awarding $13.3 million in FMPP grants to 164 […]

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