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Vendor Voices: Red Bird Acres

Vendor Voices: Red Bird Acres

08/24/2017  |  No Comments

We’re really drawn to being at Montavilla Farmers Market because some of the best customers we’ve had are here. They’re looking for the quality and value that environmental stewardship, animal welfare, and human rights ensures. Market customers know that shopping... Read More

Vendor Voices: King's Raven Winery

Vendor Voices: King’s Raven Winery

08/17/2017  |  No Comments

We believe that Farmers Markets are a great platform for bringing together folks who eat food and those who grow it. They offer so many opportunities for connection to food and how it is grown. We really believe in transparency... Read More

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