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March is here!

So many exciting things are blooming like  the 2023 Summit and Anual Meeting, a Pre Summit Movie Screening, AFMA's Market Match Program, spring equinox, workshops, socials, and more!

2023 AFMA Summit and Anual Meeting
MARCH 24th!

Join us for this Virtual event on March 24th, 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM. Enjoy a day dedicated to all things farmers market! This year we are excited to welcome so many guests including Ziona Brownlow as our Keynote Speaker, Tundra Tonics, Stellar Botanical, and Wildland Chocolate as our Guest Panel, Ben Feldman from Farmers Market Coalition as a guest speaker, and so many more incredible folks. 
Reminder the Summit is a FREE event but requires registration!
Register Here

Pre Summit Movie Screening of Rhythms of the Land
MARCH 23rd!

To kick off our 2023 Summit, AFMA is hosting a Pre Summit Screening. Join us for Dr. Gail Myers', Rhythms of the Land, an ode to Black Farmers in the US. The screening will be held via zoom, Thursday March 23rd starting at 6:00 PM. This is a FREE screening but requires registration ahead of time.

Rhythms of the Land is a valentine to generations of black farmers in the United States from the enslavement period to the present, whose intense love of the land and dedication to community enabled them to survive against overwhelming odds.

Learn more and watch the trailer here!

Register for PreSummit Screening here

AFMA is Launching a Market Match Program!

Attention SNAP authorized Farmers Markets and Farm Stands; AFMA has State funding to launch a Market Match Program. If you are currently a SNAP authorized market with a Food and Nutrition Services Number (FNS #) you can recieve funds and resources to match up to $40 per SNAP customer per market day!

Visit for more information!


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Do you manage a market or a food hub in Alaska? Does your farm operate a CSA or farm stand? Or are you a local Farmer, food supporter or advocate? Let an AFMA membership serve you and your business! AFMA members are given access to annual conferences and workshops, networking opportunities, technical assistance, the Farmers Market Toolkit, and a Farmers Market Coalition Membership and so much more!

Membership fees are collected on a Sliding Scale so pay what you can and if you can't, we won't turn you away! Fill out our membership form and become a member!
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The vernal equinox steadily approaches - and with it, we can feel the earth beginning to wake from its winter slumber.

Spring Equinox March 20th, 2023


Join this free session to learn more about the SNAP Authorization process. This is a great virtual event for Farmers Markets and FoodStands interested in becoming SNAP Authorized. Be sure to register before March 13th, we will see you via zoom. 
Register for HOW TO session here
The SECOND Beginning & Young Farmers Network meeting is happening March 30th from 6:30-8:30 PM. Save the date! 
Register for the Network Social here
To learn more and apply, visit!  All applicants must live in rural Alaska and preference will be given to aspiring Indigenous farmers and gardeners. Travel assistance and camping are provided!
The Musk Ox Farm is looking for a Herd Manager. The farm is located 45 miles east northeast of Anchorage in the Matanuska valley. Interested applicant visit
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