Information for Maryland Farmers Markets

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Virtual Training in the Electronic FMNP​

Register or Watch the R​ecording

Trainings will be held over Zoom each Monday in June at 12pm and 6pm and each Tuesday in June at 9am.

During the training, participants will learn how to:

  • Create an account using the Healthy Together app
  • Download the Healthy Together app onto their device
  • Process a transaction
  • Learn how to edit their profile and add users
  • Connect their bank account
  • and more!

Please scroll down for the 2024 Maryland Farmers Market Directory and Map!

Note: Information on this page is primarily for farmers market managers, farmers and vendors. If you are a consumer looking for a farmers market near you, use the Farmers Market Directory Map below or visit Maryland's Best. 

Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP)

The Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) is a USDA-funded nutrition grant program that is administered by MDA in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Aging. Funds are utilized by state agencies to support participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and low-resource seniors who participate in the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Participants in both programs receive an annual voucher of either $30 for WIC or $50 for seniors to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets between June 1 and November 30.

In Maryland, all of the 100+ authorized farmers markets throughout the State have at least one farmer who accepts FMNP.  Nearly 200 farmers are authorized to sell in farmers markets or at their farm stand. See the directory below to find a farmers market near you!

For farmers interested in participating in the Farmers Market Nutrition Program:
1. Visit the MDOneStop website to create your account and submit the Farmer Application Package. 
2. Attend an FMNP training 
3. Once approved by MDH, MDA will send you an FMNP Farmer Handbook, FMNP posters, and pricing signs to use at your stand
 *note* There is no cost or deadline to participate in this program!

In 2024, FMNP will transition from a check-based system to a digital one. MDA is looking to farmers and farmers markets to provide valuable input on this program's transition. Take this 2-minute survey to share your input!'

Maryland Farmers Market Directory Map

​​​View Maryland farmers markets and federal benefit programs on this online map​​​.

2024 Maryland Farmers Market Conference

​The annual Maryland Farmers Market Conference takes place ech year in March. Check out the agenda​ from this past year and keep a look out for more information for next year. 

The directory lists farmers markets in each county and Baltimore City and provides information on markets' location, hours, manager contact information, and accepted food assistance programs.
To be listed in Maryland's Farmers Market Directory, a farmers market must have ​been in operation for at least two seasons, have at least two farmers (fruit, vegetable, meat, dairy, eggs), and have at least one farmer who accepts the Farmers Market Nutrition Program benefits and/or SNAP. If your market meets these qualifications and you would like your farmers market to be added to the directory, please fill out this form.

Note: MDA will continue to update the farmers market directory throughout the season. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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