Posts Tagged ‘food security’

A Big Thank You!

A Big Thank You!

08/22/2018  |  No Comments

Fuego!was a fundraiser for our SNAP-match, food justice program, Everybody Eats.We raised money to match customers' EBT dollars at the market, and created some wonderful community connections as well!  Much gratitude to Beer Bunker, for letting us use your beautiful patio. Big thanks... Read More

MFM Needs Your Help to Keep SNAP Match Program in 2018

MFM Needs Your Help to Keep SNAP Match Program in 2018

03/28/2018  |  No Comments

Since 2009, Montavilla Farmers Market's Everybody Eats program has provided over $50,000 in SNAP Match to our shoppers, but the Federal grant that funded this program is going away in 2018. We need your help to keep this program alive, and... Read More

Gleaning at Montavilla -- by Alexa Bell

Gleaning at Montavilla — by Alexa Bell

08/15/2016  |  No Comments

As people across the nation struggle to provide nutritious food for themselves and their families, it becomes ever more important that food waste is minimized as much as possible. The issue of hunger is less a problem of not enough... Read More

Vendor in the Spotlight: Javier Lara of Anahuac Produce - by Lauren Fulwiler

Vendor in the Spotlight: Javier Lara of Anahuac Produce – by Lauren Fulwiler

08/09/2016  |  1 Comment

Each Sunday morning Javier Lara can be found chatting with neighbors about the products at his booth, laughing, and giving out samples. He’s the type of warm personality that sells you produce with a story.  Since coming to the United... Read More

My Afternoon as MFM's Token Master: Reflecting on the value of Double Up Food Bucks  - by Victoria Alvarez

My Afternoon as MFM’s Token Master: Reflecting on the value of Double Up Food Bucks – by Victoria Alvarez

07/08/2016  |  1 Comment

Late in the morning, on a rainy Sunday, I am strolling down southeast seventy-ninth, heading from Burnside to Stark. The rain is heavy, and I am quickly marching past the older, well-managed homes of the Montavilla neighborhood. I reach the... Read More

Come Bien (Eat Well) - by Estafania Oliver

Come Bien (Eat Well) – by Estafania Oliver

10/15/2015  |  1 Comment

Come bien, siéntete mejor El domingo pasado estuve en el Mercado Montavilla y creo, realmente, que es un buen plan para el fin de semana. Uno puede divertirse allí, los niños pueden pasar un buen rato y la gente sonríe, habla... Read More