The Ohio Farmers Market Network has announced a partnership with the Michigan Farmers Market Association to present the first Ohio cohort of their Market Manager Certificate Program. The program is voluntary and designed to encourage farmers market managers to pursue leadership skills and professional development in topics essential to market management.

Registration is now open for the 2019 cohort. In person sessions (of which there are 3) will be hosted at the Franklin County Office of OSU Extension, located at 530 W Spring St, Columbus, OH 43215.

Use the following link to register: Market Manager Certificate Program.
Learn more about the program: 2019 Ohio Schedule and Curriculum.  General Information.
The in-person sessions are scheduled for:
– Friday, January 11
– Saturday, January 12
– Saturday, February 16
Webinars are scheduled for:
– January 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
– February 6 and 11

If you are located in the Central Ohio region (Franklin, Union, Delaware, Licking, Madison, PickawayFairfield and Fayette counties), please email for information on scholarship availability.