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Friday, February 13, 2015

MIFMA is Hiring a Hoophouses for Health Program Manager

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The Hoophouses for Health Program Manager will focus on administering and expanding the Michigan State University (MSU) Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) Hoophouses for Health program coordinated by the Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) and the MSU Department of Horticulture. The application deadline is February 28, 2015, or until a suitable candidate is identified. The application process is explained in detail online at  The position will begin in March 2015.

Position Duties:

  • Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with all farmers market sites and community distribution partners participating in Hoophouses for Health
  • Develop processes for and track voucher distribution and redemption in all participating communities
  • Provide information, support, training and technical assistance for eligible community, school and early care partners, farmers markets and farmers
  • Facilitate and organize meetings with program partners to ensure cooperation and support implementation at the local level including monthly program wide conference calls
  • Identify and develop relationships with nutrition educators and nutrition education programs in close proximity to program partners
  • Develop content for program promotional materials and distribute program information
  • Develop resources, publications, webinars and presentations
  • Document and share program work and accomplishments, maintain regular internal and external communication about program activities, and develop and report on an annual plan of work
  • Represent Hoophouses for Health at local and state meetings with ability to travel required
  • Participate in relevant MIFMA and CRFS work as interest and time allows
  • Report to and collaborate with project principal investigators and evaluators
Thank you for helping us find the right person for this opportunity,


Dru Montri, Ph.D.


Michigan Farmers Market Association


480 Wilson Road, Room 172D

East Lansing, MI 48824

Ph: 517-432-3381

Fx: 517-353-7961

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