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Greetings Alaskan Farmers Market Community!

Just a quick reminder of some up-coming events, and our End of Year Survey:

  • End of Year Survey - let us know how this strange season went!
  • TOMORROW: We're co-hosting a webinar with MarketLink for FREE EBT/SNAP Equipment Program, on December 15th! Registration information below. Even if you can't make it- sign up and we'll send you the recording
  • We're starting up our AFMA Community Chats this winter Complete the survey below to let us know what you want to hear about and when
  • We'll be hosting a one-day AFMA summit this MARCH to kick off the next market season - stay tuned for details and let us know your thoughts, again, in the survey below
Please take our 2020 Alaska Farmers Market: End of Season Survey

MarketLink and the Alaska Farmers Market Association are offering a FREE webinar on December 15, 2020, about the MarketLink Free EBT/SNAP Equipment Program for farmers markets and direct-marketing farmers. This webinar will cover everything you need to know about accepting SNAP/EBT including: ⁠

• What you will need to complete an FNS application ⁠and become a SNAP-authorized retailer
• Tips and tricks for completing this application⁠
• Details of MarketLink's free SNAP/EBT equipment program⁠
• And will conclude with plenty of time for questions and discussion

Date: December 15, 2020 at 9 am (Alaska Standard Time) 
Want to see if you qualify? Get a jumpstart on our eligibility application at

About MarketLink 
MarketLink is a program of the National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs. In partnership with the USDA and Novo Dia Group, MarketLink assists farmers and markets with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Retailer Application, and connects them with free app-based SNAP Electronic Benefit Transfer processing equipment. We also offer options for integrated credit/debit payment processing. MarketLink has a long-term vision of sustainability for farmers and markets through a broader customer base, increased sales, and profitability. More info at

Lauren Schaumburg
Regional Representative
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3734 Ben Walters Ln, Homer, AK 99603

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