The Michigan Farmers Market Association is proud to be first in the nation to provide a Market Manager Certificate Program that recognizes market managers as professionally trained.
About the Market Manager Certificate Program: The Market Manager Certificate Program (MMCP) is a voluntary program designed to encourage farmers market managers to pursue leadership skills and professional development in topics essential to market management.
More Info & Register Online: Interested individuals can register and reserve their spot for the full program at www.mifma.org/market-manager-certificate-program.
Locations & Training Dates: The 2015 program begins with in-person trainings in Waterford, MI, Traverse City, MI and Waukesha, WI on January 30 and 31, followed by a series of seven webinars on Monday and Wednesday evenings from February 2 through 28, and concludes with an in-person session on February 28. To see the full schedule with times, click here.
Scholarship Opportunities: Partial or full scholarship applications are now available for Michigan Farmers Market Association members only. Click here to apply.
Individual Webinar Registration: For those who are interested in viewing topic-based webinars the cost is $20 per webinar for MIFMA members or $50 for non-members (those interested in becoming certified must view all webinars and participate in all in-person sessions). Link to webinars,click here.
Become a member of the Michigan Farmers Market Association in 2015 to receive great opportunities for education, networking, and discounted event and program rates!