About the Tours
In June, the Michigan Farmers Market Association will be hosting two
Farmers Market Tours to show how farmers markets can accept Supplemental
Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. The tours are an opportunity
to observe and learn firsthand how accepting SNAP benefits in a farmers
market setting can increase revenue for vendors, contribute to vendor
recruitment and retention for the market and increase access to fresh,
healthy food for your community.

Who Should Attend?
Market managers new to accepting SNAP at their market, those interested in
beginning to accept SNAP, and community organizers who work with
SNAP-eligible clients.
*These tours are free, but ask that you register! *

*Tour dates and times:*

Date: Saturday, June 4
Time:  9:00 a.m.
Location: Kalamazoo Farmers Market
1204 Bank Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
*Register for this date*

Date: Saturday, June 18
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Boyne City Farmers Market
319 North Lake St at Veteran’s Memorial Park
Boyne City, MI 49712
*Register for this date*

**Market managers who have been certified through MIFMA’s Market Manager
Certificate Program (MMCP) are able to receive 1 Professional Development
Hour for Continuing Education <>.*

*These tours are supported by the Michigan Department of Health and Human
Services (MDHHS).*

*Samantha Collins*
Communications and Events Manager
Michigan Farmers Market Association
480 Wilson Road, Room 172
East Lansing, MI 48824

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