MKE Farmers Market Connection

Fondy Food Center was created to ensure the supply of healthy food to Milwaukee’s Northside residents.  Now Fondy is excited to embark on work to create healthy, local food in neighborhoods across Milwaukee!

The Milwaukee Farmers Market Connection—Healthy, Local Food Access for ALL Milwaukeeans. This project, funded by the Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program, aims to convene interested farmers markets, organizations and individuals to increase access to, and utilization of, farmers markets by building capacity to serve low income consumers and by attracting diverse clientele with the long-term impact of increasing produce intake within Milwaukee area communities.

If you are interested in keeping up-to-date on all MFMC project happenings, consider joining our email listserv! Contact Meg at mkilkenny@fondymarket.org to be added to our email list.

DID YOU KNOW? Your federal nutrition benefits can be used at many Milwaukee farmers markets! Check back soon to find our updated list for the summer 2017 season of farmers markets that take benefits! Click on the chart below to see the list from 2016.

FMlist


Please join us for our next coalition meeting on Thursday, June 15th, 2017 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at Columbia St. Mary’s Heritage Center, located at 2320 N. Lake Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53211, to discuss the Milwaukee Farmers Market Connection—Healthy, Local Food Access for ALL Milwaukeeans.

Please let us know if you will be joining us:

June Meeting RSVP

 

For more information about this project click here: http://www.mcw.edu/Advancing-Healthier-WI-Endowment/HWPP-Funded-Awards/2015/Increasing-Low-SES-Consumers.htm

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