Growing Farmers Markets. Nourishing Communities.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen the capacity of West Virginia farmers markets and positively impact the communities they serve by providing education, advocacy, and access to healthy, locally grown food

Our Vision

We envision a community where West Virginia farmers markets provide healthy, local food, economic opportunities for producers and serve as a vibrant gathering place for all residents.

Core Values

  • Providing meaningful services and value for our member markets and their vendors
  • Building the capacity of WV Farmers Markets through education, networking and collaboration
  • Promoting diverse partnerships, collaboration and communication
  • Providing growth opportunities and economic benefit for local food and farm related business
  • Improving food security and health outcome
  • Being a vibrant part of the community

Benefits to Our Members

Member markets receive our monthly newsletter, get discounts for training opportunities and conferences sponsored by the WVFMA, access to grant opportunities, have access to knowledgable staff and board members for advice and information, have voting privileges in electing WVFMA board members and a voice in farmers market policy in West Virginia!

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Featured Projects:

Complete the 2019 WV Farmers Market Census

2020 Farm to Table Dinner Series (Coming Spring 2020)

Farm Fresh WV Campaign

The Mini Market Hub Project (Coming Soon)

Healthy Foods Initiative (Coming Soon)

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