Training Dates for 2015 MD Farmers Market Nutrition Programs Announced

Last Updated on Apr 1, 2015 at 8:48am | Agribusiness

The Maryland Department of Agriculture has announced 2015 training dates for the Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP), Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP), and Fruit & Vegetable Check (FVC) program.
Any farmers or markets new to FMNP, SFMNP, or the FVC must take the training to participate in the program this market season. Anyone who took training prior to 2013 is also required to attend to participate in these programs. Once completed, the training is good for three years.
The sessions are free, but registration is required. Those attending sessions in Garrett and Allegany Counties should RSVP through Cheryl DeBerry at (301) 334-6968 or
Training Schedule:
-- May 5th – Allegany County Fair Grounds, Multi-purpose building,11490 Moss Avenue, Cumberland; 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
-- May 19th – Garrett County Extension Office, 1916 Maryland Highway, Suite A, Mt. Lake Park; 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.