AIm Blog

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Honoring Veterans at the Farmers Market

Honoring Veterans at the Farmers Market Andy Naja-Riese, CEO On any given day, a trip to the farmers market presents a unique opportunity for community gathering and learning directly from farmers, ranchers, fishers, and food [...]

Educating Multi-Generational Eaters

As a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization, AIM’s purpose is to educate the public about the health, environmental, and economic benefits of buying foods directly from farmers and other food producers. To help fulfill this mission, [...]

Food Security and Food Systems

AIM’s CEO Andy Naja-Riese delivered the keynote address at the 2018 Summit in Idaho Hunger & Food Security in Boise. Andy’s talk focused on “Food Security and Food Systems: Collaboration for Change and Justice.” The [...]

Student Interns Wanted

AIM has an exciting opportunity for three (3) student interns or recent college graduates for practical, hands-on experiences: 1. Education intern, 2. Marketing & Communications intern, 3. Data and Metrics Intern. Interns will be assigned to complete one or [...]

Bay Area Bountiful: Farmers Markets

On KRCB’s July 30 episode of Bay Area Bountiful, you’ll step inside the Oakland - Grand Lake Farmers Market, one of seven certified farmers markets operated by the Agricultural Institute of Marin. AIM’s market managers [...]

Chefs Feed: Join Mister Jiu’s chef Brandon Jew and Anna Lee, his wife and partner-in-crime, as they escape San Francisco to explore the bounty of Marin County. First stop on the list is AIM's Marin [...]

Tell Us How You Really Feel: Feedback Wanted

Share your ideas on how to improve the farmers market experience. This Thursday, June 14 & Sunday, June 17 stop by the Marin Civic Center Farmers Market information booth for details.

Marin Magazine Profile: Andy Naja-Riese

Almost any day of the week, a farmers’ market can be found in Marin. As it turns out, an average of 18,000 weekly visitors attend one or more of the Agricultural Institute of Marin's seven [...]

Calling all teachers and groups of curious eaters!

AIM offers three farm-based education programs: On The Farm, In The Classroom, At The Market. Our goal is to empower youth to make food choices that will positively impact their long-term health. Knowledge of where food comes from, [...]

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