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WIC and FMNP Training Webinars

posted Jan 8, 2016, 6:03 PM by Bonnie Churcher

Dear Farmer,                                                                                    


The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (Department) invites you to participate in a webinar training session for the Women Infants and Children (WIC) Vegetables and Fruits Check Program (WIC VF) and the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP).  Farmers that complete a training session will: (1) satisfy the annual training requirement for the WIC VF program and (2) satisfy the training requirement for new farmers in the FMNP.  If you are a farmer interested in either of these programs, this will be a great way to learn more about the program and/or receive the training credits.


The free online training webinars will take place on the following dates:

  • Tuesday,  January 26, 2016 at 1:00 pm
  • Thursday,  January 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday,  February 3, 2016 at 12 Noon
  • Friday,  February 5, 2016 at 12 Noon


To register, please go to our website: . Go to the index on the left hand side and select Healthy Food Access, then WIC Vegetables and Fruits Check Program.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to where it says Training Webinars.  Select “click here” for the session that you prefer and a registration page will open.  Once you register online, you will receive an email containing a unique hyperlink to view the online webinar for the scheduled time and date.  The email will also contain the phone number to call for the audio to the webinar so that you can listen to the presentation.  


Equipment requirements for the online webinar:

        telephone connection;

        high speed internet access;

        pc-based attendees: Windows Vista, Windows 7 or newer;

        macintosh-based attendees: Mac OSX 10.7 or newer;

        Mobile devices may download the App from the Apple App Store, Windows Phone Store, BlackBerry World, Google Play, or Amazon Appstore.


Please contact us if you have any questions.  



Jacqueline F. Boyer, MPH

Public Health Representative 2 Agriculture

Operations Manager


NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

10B Airline Drive, Albany, NY 12235

Desk: (518) 457 6880 Division Ag Development: (518) 457-7076 Fax: (518) 457 2716