The newsletter for Ontario farmers’ markets managers and vendors.

CURRENT ISSUE

Issue 21 – Market Matters – Spring/Summer 2016

In This Issue:
  • Local Food Week 2016
  • Did you know: Ugly is in
  • The Power of MyPick® in N. Bay
  • OMSPA’s new maple recipe book
  • Managers celebrating 20+ years
  • New FMO Board of Directors
  • FMO Celebrates 25 years
  • Symposium 2016 downloads
  • Market Manager Profile: Mischa Hamara, Cabbagetown FM
  • Local food events: Peterborough
  • Join our Market Managers’
  • Facebook Forum
  • MyPick® Profile: Antony John

PAST ISSUES

Issue 20 – Market Matters – Winter 2016

  • FMO’s 25th birthday
  • Did you know quiz
  • 2016 OFV Convention, Trade Show and FMO Symposium
  • FMO Overview
  • Symposium speakers
  • Northern Ontario Travel Grants
  • Market Bucks rewards program
  • Market Manager Profile: Chris Ganowski, Junction FM
  • Local food events: Peterborough
  • Join our Market Managers’ Facebook Forum
  • MyPick® Profile: Sun-Ray

Issue 19 – Market Matters – Spring/Summer 2015

In This Issue:
  • New Market Builder Bucks
  • Did you know?
  • Food safety certification*
  • Social media: Twitter selfies
  • Art & science of great displays
  • Tips & tools for great displays
  • Online marketing: Ontariotravel.net
  • FMO: New Board of Directors
  • Market Manager Profile
  • ONroute markets, Vehicle wraps*
  • Market Managers’ Facebook Forum*
  • Earning & redeeming Bucks
  • MyPick® Profile
  • Like/Follow/Visit/Contact FMO

Issue 18 – Market Matters – Winter 2014/2015

In This Issue…
  • 2015 Market Managers’ Conference and Symposium
  • Did you know? (VQA, haskap)
  • VQA wine displays
  • Who’s who at the 2015 OFVC
  • Northern Ontario Travel Grants
  • Farmers’ Market Travelogue
  • FMO: Celebrating 25 years
  • ONroute Market Results 2014
  • Join our Market Managers’ Facebook Forum
  • MyPick® Profile: Mira & Greg Melien, Boreal Berry Farm and Winery
  • Contact Us

Issue 17 – Market Matters – Summer/Fall 2014

In This Issue…
  • 2014 Market Managers’ Conference and Symposium
  • Did you know?
  • Food Safety Certificate Winners
  • How to Recruit New Vendors
  • Local Food Week Contest Winner
  • MyPick Recruitment Campaign
  • Farm & Food Care Twitter Party
  • Welcome Seven New Markets to the FMO family
  • Are You Keeping Score for Your Market? (AMI Score Card)
  • Great Resources from OMAFRA
  • ONroute Market Update
  • Join our Market Managers’ Facebook Forum
  • MyPick® Profile: Ron Rhyner, Honey Mill Farm
  • Contact Us

Market Matters 16 – Fall 2013- Winter 2014

In This Issue…
  • Making the MyPick® choice
  • Did you know?
  • Celebrating farmers’ markets
  • Registration for Bring Home Food
  • ONroute to Local Goodness
  • 2014 Annual Networking Symposium and Market Managers Conference
  • Neighbourhood Local Food Project
  • MyPick® Profile: Wegner Vegetable Gardens
  • Marketing Tip: Getting Beyond the Summer Mindset
  • Contact Us

Market Matters Issue 15 – WInter 2012-2013

In this Issue…
  • Santa’s Coming and so is Symposium 2013
  • Did you Know?
  • The Manager’s Office
  • Correction: Mistaken Identity
  • Voices from the Season Past
  • Resource Round-Up
  • Manager Profile
  • FMO in Action
  • FMO/FMC News
  • An Eggciting Update
  • The Vendor’s Stall
  • Marketing Tip of the Month
  • MyPick® Profile
  • MyPick® Update
  • Contact Us

Market Matters Issue 14 – Spring 2012

In This Issue
  • Networking Symposium 2012: Social Networking at its Finest!
  • Did you Know?
  • The Manager’s Office
  • Tools at Your Fingertips
  • Market Manager Profile
  • FMO in Action / FMO News
  • Reminder: MyPick® Renewals
  • The Vendor’s Stall
  • Tip of the Month
  • Spring Housecleaning: Membership & Insurance Renewal
  • MyPick® Profile
  • Book Signing/Fundraising Opportunity
  • Contact Us

Market Matters #13 – December 2011

In this issue

• Sneak Preview: 22nd Annual Networking Symposium & AGM
• Did you Know?
• The Manager’s Office
• Tools at Your Fingertips
• Training Round-up: Take Advantage!
• Profile: Market Activist
• MyPick® Update
• MyPick® Profilers
• The Vendor’s Stall
• FMO in Action
• Tip of the Month
• MyPick® Profile
• FMO News
• Contact Us

Market Matters #12 – October 2011

In this issue

• Savour Ottawa Field House
• Fosters Collaboration
• Did you Know?
• The Manager’s Office
• Tools at Your Fingertips
• FMO: Leveraging the Power of Partnerships
• Profile: Market Activist
• The Vendor’s Stall
• FMO News
• FMO in Action
• Tip of the Month
• MyPick® Profile
• Upcoming Market Events
• Contact Us

Market Matters Issue 11 – June 2011 (with Attachment)

In this issue

• Keeping it Fresh for the Next Generation
• Did you Know?
• MyPick® Member Privileges
• The Manager’s Office
• Tools at Your Fingertips!
• Creative Marketing Earns Award
• Profile: Market Manager
• The Vendor’s Stall: Sweets & Treats
• FMO In Action
• FMO News
• Tip of the Month
• MyPick® Profile
• Contact Us

Plus… Fun Stuff For Kids!