COVID-19 Information & Resources
July 1, 2020 - Opportunity in a Time of Crisis: Recommendations for Building a More Resilient Ohio Food System identifies missing links and opportunities in our local and regional food system and community food access, along with eight policy recommendations Ohio’s decision-makers can implement in the short-term to invest in the long-term capacity of Ohio’s farmers and farmers markets and build food security for vulnerable families.
June 25, 2020 - The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA), Ohio Food Policy Network (OFPN), Produce Perks Midwest (PPM), and others from around the state joined OFMN in encouraging the Ohio awardees to work with Ohio farmers of all sizes in filling food boxes.
May 27, 2020 - Guidance and best practices for Ohio farmers markets in line with Responsible RestartOhio and guidelines set forth by the State of Ohio.
June 2, 2020 - "As a result of the COVID national emergency, from now until October 31, 2020, Farmers’ Markets can operate from alternate locations."
April 2, 2020 - The coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic is having far-reaching repercussions on Ohio’s food and farm system. Together with the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA), Produce Perks Midwest (PPM), and the Ohio Food Policy Network (OFPN), the Ohio Farmers Market Network is calling on Ohio’s leaders to implement six important policies that will help small and mid-size farmers, farmers markets, and families who rely on nutrition assistance to access affordable, healthy food.