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The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) and

Mississippi State University Extension Service will host a two-day virtual farmers market manager workshop on Tuesday, April 6, and Thursday, April 8, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. each day.

This workshop is specifically designed for market managers, staff, volunteers and board members to share strategies for managing a farmers market more effectively and efficiently. Designated speakers will discuss topics such as matching market management and messaging; vendor recruitment; shopper and community engagement; market day planning; food safety and signage; the certified farmers market program; and more.

For more information, call 601-359-1168 or email Purvie Green at To register for the workshop, go online at is an online news website covering Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the state of Mississippi.


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