Calendar of Events

2018 Webinars, Workshops, Conferences & Events

  • March 14: ILFMA Statewide Conference; Sowing New Horizons, Envisioning the Possibilities, Elgin, IL 
  • January 11: Illinois Specialty Growers Confernce, Springfield, IL 

2017 Webinars, Workshops, Conferences & Events

  • April 5: Wed. 12:30pm – 1:30pm AND Wed., April 5,: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    Webinar: Supporting SNAP/LINK & Healthy Food Incentives at your Market - PART I
  • April 19: Wed. 12:30pm – 1:30pm AND Wed., April 19: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    Webinar: Nuts and Bolts of a SNAP/LINK Program at your Market - PART II
  • April 24: Mon. 12:30pm – 1:30pm AND Mon., April 24: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    Webinar: Advanced Strategies for SNAP/LINK Programs at your Market - PART III
  • May 1: Mon. 12:30pm – 1:30pm AND Monday, May 1: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
    Webinar: Farmers Market Sampling Certification – How to Obtain a Certificate
  • June 6: Tues. 6:30pm – 8:00pm
    Webinar for ILFMA Members only: Introduction to Market Metrics: Evaluation for Markets. Presenter: Darlene Wolnik, National Market expert, Farmers Market Coalition Researcher
  • June 12, 2017: Monday 12:00pm-1:00pm.
    Webinar, VENDORS: Modern Marketing & Merchandising Essentials
  • June 26, 2017: Monday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course (Not an ILFMA sponsored event)
    University of Illinois Extension Office, DeKalb County,1350 W. Prairie Drive, Sycamore, IL 60178. Do you have concerns about safety in your produce operation? Are you concerned about compliance with FSMA? Do you want to know more about the difference between FSMA and GAPs? Then the Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training might be for you! To register or find more information visit
  • July 10, 2017: Monday, 6:30pm - 7:30pm 
    Webinar, Engagement Marketing: Using Special Events to Encourage Customer Loyalty
  • September 13, 2017: ILFMA Fundraiser at Old Irving Brewery, Chicago
  • September 25, 2017: Mon. 6:30pm – 8:00pm Webinar: Grant Writing (Basics)