County Extension Offices Hosting Farmers Market Nutrition Program Vendor Webinars


March 18, 2019, 9:35 am | Cindy Gannon, Willy Klein

AMES, Iowa – In cooperation with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the Farmers Market Nutrition Program 2019 webinar training for new and returning farmers market vendors March 28 or April 11. Ten ISU Extension and Outreach county offices are hosting the March 28 webinar and 22 extension offices are hosting the April 11 webinar. This viewing option is provided as a service to individuals without access to a computer or limited internet service.

young couple with children at farmers market table by kasto/stock.adobe.com.The Iowa Farmers Market Nutrition Program consists of the Women, Infants and Children FMNP and the Senior FMNP. The FMNPs are Congressionally-authorized programs that provide fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs from farmers markets and farm stands to nutritionally at-risk women, infants, children and low-income seniors.

The Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship does not limit the number of vendors who may become certified under FMNP. For more information and eligibility, visit IDALS Marketing, Horticulture and Farmers Markets.

To attend an ISU Extension and Outreach hosted webinar, simply show up at one of these ISU Extension and Outreach locations near you.

Thursday, March 28, 10 – 11 a.m. ISU Extension and Outreach county offices hosting this webinar are:

Thursday April 11, 10 – 11 a.m. ISU Extension and Outreach county offices hosting this webinar are:

The training webinars also may be viewed individually from home or public access computer. For instructions and dates for viewing the webinar from a home computer, visit IDALS FMNP Webinar Training.

 

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