January 30, 2019National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs Update: NAFMNP thanks the New York State Health Foundation
January 18, 20192019 Annual NAFMNP Conference
Des Moines, Iowa
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 – Friday, September 6, 2019
January 10, 2019Welcome to the first iteration of the NAFMNP Quarterly Update! This update is brought to you by the NAFMNP Communications Committee. We are excited to be sending a newsletter in the form of the Quarterly Update in January, April, July, and October to all members. You may even receive some additional updates to inform you of news that is important to our community.
As you explore this Quarterly Update you will find information from your NAFMNP Committees , a Q&A with Washington D.C. , important dates and much more! We hope you enjoy!
August 2, 2018
July 27, 2018Inaction by the Federal Government Would Have Left 2.8 Million New Yorkers Unable to Use SNAP Benefits to Purchase Fresh Fruits and Vegetables at Farmers' Markets
New York State's Agreement with Novo Dia Ensures SNAP Participants' Use of EBT Benefits at New York Farmers' Markets
Solution Paves the Way for Farmers' Markets in 49 States to Continue SNAP Transactions
Nearly $3.4 Million SNAP Benefits Processed Through Over 221,000 Transactions in New York, Benefiting Local Farms
National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs to Provide Funding to Avoid Shutdown of Novo Dia Group and Prevent Disruption in SNAP Processing
July 19, 2018The National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs
(NAFMNP) is providing Novo Dia Group operational funding for an additional 30 days so that
stakeholder states will not experience any disruption in processing federal nutrition electronic
benefits including SNAP.
March 10, 2018NAFMNP releases Farm Bill proposal
December 23, 2017On November 20th, 2017, I assumed the honor of becoming the President of the
National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs. I am excited for the
opportunity to work with an excellent Board of Directors and knowledgeable
Executive Director, Phil Blalock, to continue to serve the mission to cultivate
opportunities for consumers to buy fresh produce from local growers.
December 18, 2017We are excited to announce that our 2018 conference will be held at the Embassy Suites, 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511. More information will be coming soon!
December 18, 2017On behalf of the Departments of Agriculture, Departments of Health, Senior Agencies and Indian Tribal Organizations (ITOs) that coordinate the WIC or Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, welcome to our website.
August 4, 2017We are excited to excited to present a draft of the proposed veteran's benefit program based on the current New York State program and previous Connecticut state program. With everyone's help, we hope this will be the basis for a national program.
July 14, 2017We would like to welcome our new farmers and markets to MarketLink. In the first 6 months of 2017 Marketlink has signed up about 200 new farmers or markets. We are excited about these new EBT participants and wish them luck in their season!
July 13, 2017Participants in USDA’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) can redeem two types of WIC benefits at farmers’ markets for fruits and vegetables.
June 30, 2017
May 31, 2017Does your program have something special that you are proud of? We want to know about it!
January 24, 2017This is my first letter since being elected as the President of the National Association of Farmers’ Market Nutrition Programs! Thank you so much for entrusting me with this incredible position!
January 18, 2017The Association has come a long way in the last 25 years and we’re going to celebrate the past, present and growing future! Our anniversary conference will be held at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Arlington, Virginia beginning September 5th and ending on September 9th.
August 18, 2016I hope and trust you are all doing well. For most of us it is a busy time of year with markets in full swing, peak produce production, and high volumes of FMNP check usage. Please let me take a moment of your time though to touch on some positive events within the Association including the upcoming conference.
August 18, 2016The 2016 Annual Conference information has been updated.
June 3, 2016Sarah Widor, Director of the Supplemental Food Programs Division of the USDA, encourages SFMNP and FMNP State Agency Directors to join the NAFMNP in Juneau this fall for our annual conference.