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Riverside Farmers & Makers Market Meeting
April 8, 2024 - 4 pm  Jackson Center for the Arts

RIVERSIDE FARMERS & MAKERS MARKET VENDOR MEETING

 

April 8th 4:00 pm

            Jackson Center for the Arts

            309 Second Street

            Jackson, MN

 

  • Opening Day Thursday  May 23, 2024

  • Market hours are 3:30-6:30 pm

  • Location   Ashley Park, Jackson, MN

 

Agenda discussion vendor input:

 

I. Riverside Farmers & Makers Market is in the process of being an authorized farmers market to accept tokens and coupons from the following Local, State and Federal Food Programs. Some of these food programs require training for vendors to be able to accept these tokens or coupons.  See schedule for these trainings from the Minnesota Farmers Market Association website:  www.mfma.org or contact Bill Brandt Riverside Farmers  & Makers Market, manager, at brandtgardens@gmail.com

 

  • Power of Food Club - implemented by the Jackson Center for the Arts  

  • Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program - implemented by Minnesota Second Harvest and Minnesota Department of Agriculture.  We are in the process of becoming an authorized market.

  • WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program - implemented by DVHHS Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services of Jackson and Cottonwood Counties and Minnesota Department of Agriculture.  We are in the process of becoming an authorized market. 

  • EBT SNAP, Market Bucks, and Produce Market Bucks Program - implemented by Minnesota Hunger Solutions and Federal government.  We are in the process of becoming an authorized market. 

 

II.  Activities Discussion

 

III.  Food Truck Discussion

 

IV.  Music discussion

 

V.  Other discussion

  • Applications are on JCA website to become vendors of the Riverside Farmers & Makers Market

  • Please send information to anyone who wishes to become a vendor. 

  •  Scholarships are available for vendors, see application and guidelines below.

 

Looking forward to the 2024 market season,

Bill Brandt, Manager

Every Thursday

Starting May 23, 2024

Ashley Park, Jackson, MN​

 

MARKET HOURS:

3:30 - 6:30 PM

 

 

New Video!

Jackson Center for the Arts is partnering with the Riverside Farmers Market to bring to you a bigger and better Riverside Farmers & Makers Market!  

If you're interested in becoming a vendor at the Market this year,

Please see attached forms and return the vendor application to

Jackson Center for the Arts.

Vendor Form             Market Guidelines

Vendor Scholarship

Current Vendors

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