Yearly Archives: 2011



Farmers Market SNAP EBT
By: Christie Welch, Farmers' Market Specialist (welch.183@osu.edu) I wanted to provide an update on the new IRS rules for farmers' markets that accept SNAP benefits.  Read below for more information as well as view the attachment.  For those of you who work with ACS to accept SNAP, you can contact […]

Update on IRS Reporting and SNAP (EBT)




Local Food Week in Central Ohio
Sept. 30th to Oct. 8th Local Foods week is just around the corner. Celebrate in your community by visiting a farmers' market or local farm store. Local Foods Week events in Central Ohio What are you doing to celebrate local food? Share your events and activities by leaving us a […]

Ohio Celebrates Local Foods Week







Early this year, the Farmers Market Coalition (FMC) sent an email to members about music copyright laws as they apply to farmers markets. I have included that email in the body below for your reference. Lately, we’ve heard even more anecdotal reports from FMC members being contacted by ASCAP regarding […]

Music Copyright and Farmers’ Markets



The latest Farmers' Market Directory is out from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and there are 1,000 new ones in the mix. That brings the total to 7,175 markets in operation throughout the United States, 17 percent more than last year. "The remarkable growth in farmers markets is an excellent […]

Ohio Has 278 New Farmers’ Markets