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    Globe-Miami Farmers Market Impact Story

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Gila County Cooperative Extension provides educational leadership impacting critical social, economic, agricultural, and environmental issues. Research based educational programs focus on strengthening youth, families and communities, environmental stewardship, and economic vitality. Cooperative Extension benefits from the extensive involvement of volunteers in the design and implementation of its education outreach. Its programs target the diverse populations of the state.

Gila County Cooperative Extension provides educational leadership impacting critical social, economic, agricultural, and environmental issues. Research based educational programs focus on strengthening youth, families and communities, environmental stewardship, and economic vitality. Cooperative Extension benefits from the extensive involvement of volunteers in the design and implementation of its education outreach. Its programs target the diverse populations of the state.

Gila County - Payson
107 W Frontier St Bldg. C
85541-5397 Payson, AZ
Phone: 928-474-4160
Fax: 928-468-8289
Gila County - Globe
5515 S Apache Ave Suite 600
85501-4434 Globe, AZ
Phone: 928-425-7179
Fax: 928-425-0265
Gila County - San Carlos
400 Apache Ave (red brick building across from hospital helipad)
85550 San Carlos, AZ
Phone: 928-475-2350
Fax: 928-475-2359

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BRING YOUR WILDCAT HOME FOR THE SUMMER!

UA Summer Externship
Project: Globe-Miami Farmers’ Market
Position Title: Assistant Farmers’ Market Manager Start/End Date: May 28 – August 18, 2014 (ten weeks total; negotiable leave time); 40hrs/wk, Tues-Sat
Benefits: $7.80/hr, significant job experience for your résumé

The University of Arizona Gila County Cooperative Extension is seeking a currently enrolled UA student to be the Assistant Farmers’ Market Manager for the summer of 2014. The Assistant Manager of Globe-Miami’s first Farmers’ Market will fulfill a crucial support role to help local farmers and vendors provide fresh produce and hand-made products in a fun, safe, community atmosphere. Job duties include promotional, organizational, and market day activities, program evaluation and market board participation.

The market will be held every Saturday from 8am-11am, starting June 7th.
Through the UA Cooperative Extension Sustainability Initiative, this program provides students with a unique opportunity to develop and use their ‘in-demand’ knowledge and skills about local sustainability, and engage with local stakeholders to meet community needs. Students must have at least Sophomore standing at the University of Arizona in order to apply.
Application Deadline: May 10, 2014

For more information, contact Chris Jones at ckjones@cals.arizona.edu or (928)402-8586.

Globe-Miami Farmers' Market | A new status has been shared | 1 day 13 hours ago

I hope to see everybody on Thursday night at Cayci's for the pot luck for Tara. I am re-posting because I'm not sure we contacted everyone. Please pass the word along and if you have questions please call me<Holly at 701-3097.

Globe-Miami Farmers' Market | A new status has been shared | 1 day 14 hours ago

Hi all Farmers' Market vendors and Fans! Thursday night, April 17th, at 6 pm, Cayci will be hosting a potluck party at Matlock gas as a proper send-off to our last Americorps VISTA Tara. Hot dogs will be provided, and everyone is encouraged to bring a side dish. Please contact Holly by next Wednesday with the number of people you plan on attending with. Thanks!

Globe-Miami Farmers' Market | A new status has been shared | 1 week 1 day ago