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Set-up and tear-down orientations this Sunday

Set-up and tear-down orientations this Sunday

08/14/2017  |  No Comments

Set up / tear down orientations on Sunday! Are you interested in helping with set up or tear down? Curious about what these shifts entail? Orientations for new set up and tear down volunteers will take place this Sunday at 9... Read More

Vendor Voices: Baird Family Orchards

Vendor Voices: Baird Family Orchards

08/08/2017  |  No Comments

I appreciate customers who are willing to show up to market and spend their hard-earned dollars to buy food for their families, even when the weather isn't all that fun to be out in... I realize there are much more... Read More

Role of the week: Vendor Support

Role of the week: Vendor Support

07/27/2017  |  No Comments

Have you ever wondered how the market supports its vendors? One way is by providing vendor support. Each market day, a volunteer walks around offering vendors water bottle refills and bathroom breaks. This is a particularly rewarding volunteer task because of... Read More

Customer Counts

Customer Counts

07/26/2017  |  No Comments

Did you know that MFM uses a Sample (aka Timed Entry) Count methodology to calculate attendance at the market? This is a popular counting method used at farmers markets across the country. For ten minutes of every hour, one person is stationed at each market... Read More

Vendor Voices: Nectar Cafe

Vendor Voices: Nectar Cafe

07/20/2017  |  No Comments

I have been vending coffee at Montavilla Farmers Market for close to a decade. I love this market partly for the neighborhood feel and partly because the customers here are just the best. With support from this market I have... Read More

Vendor Voices: Spice of Africa

Vendor Voices: Spice of Africa

07/13/2017  |  No Comments

Thanks for buying my food. It makes all the difference when you, my regular customers, show up consistently looking forward to eat what I cook, and tell me it's delicious! Makes my heart sing, and want to cook even more... Read More