Registration Deadline Extended:
The 2017 Market Manager Certificate Program (MMCP) registration deadline
has been extended to 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Interested
individuals are encouraged to register as soon as possible to reserve their
spot in the program.

*Click here to register for the full program*

The full program includes three in-person sessions and seven webinars
totaling more than 35 hours of instruction. Michigan will host two sites in
Novi and Gaylord, with locations also in Mt. Vernon, Illinois and
Indianapolis, Indiana. The in-person sessions will be held on Friday and
Saturday, February 10-11, 2017, with webinars taking place throughout the
month of February and into early March. The program will conclude in
Michigan with final presentations at the Michigan Farmers Market Conference
Tuesday, March 7.

By participating in the program, attendees have the opportunity to network
with other managers around the state while focusing on topics such as
business planning, managing market growth, market governance, policy and
enforcement, communication strategies, financial management and
fundraising, and much more. Individuals who complete the full program
receive a certificate acknowledging that they are a professionally trained
farmers market managers. Since the program began in 2011, the first of its
kind in the nation, 186 market managers from across the Midwest have earned
this certification.

Registration for the full program is $300 for members of MIFMA and the
Hoosier and Illinois Farmers Market Associations. The cost for individual
webinar registration
$20 each for members of MIFMA, the Hoosier and Illinois Farmers Market
Associations, and Farmers Market Coalition members or $50 for non-members.
Those interested in the individual webinars must register by 9:00 a.m. the
day of the webinar.

To get more information, please visit
call 517-432-3381.

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

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