Inaugural FMNZ Managers Retreat 22,23,24 th of June 2009

Ensure that you mark the dates for the afternoon of the 22, 23 rd and morning of the 24 th for of June for the Inaugural FMNZ Managers Retreat in Hamilton in your Diary's

Kerryn Jenson (manager Hamilton and Cambridge Farmers' Market) and Tina Fortune (manager Marlborough Farmers' market) will be sending out the  details to all markets and managers.  It is a opportunity to network and share information with other like minded people who run successful Farmers' markets both in NZ and around the world. 

Cost will be kept to a minimal to ensure that it is achievable for all markets and the Forum will cover Authenticity, Regionality, Networking, Communication, Problem Solving, Growth and Development and the future of Farmers' Markets in NZ

This Managers retreat will run ever second year alternative the FMNZ Conference and will incorporate the FMNZ AGM

The FMNZ website is always being updated and a easy way  to search for what you are looking for is  to use the search box in the top left hand corner.  We are also developing another website as part of your buy local funding and a sample can be found here      The software allows committee/managers to admin there own site and stallholders and allows consumers and media to locate products and producers from Authentic Farmers markets around NZ.  This is a sample draft only and is part of Milestone 5, buy local contributions