The farmers’ markets in Nashville, Hope and Washington will be holding their 2016 kick-off meeting at Hempstead Hall in Hope on Tuesday, January 26. There will be a training session for market vendors from 1:00 pm until 5:45 pm followed by a local foods tasting at 6:00 pm. ANYONE who would like to sell at any farmers market this year, including those in Texarkana and elsewhere, will benefit from this free training! There are reduced registration fees and other incentives for vendors who register during this event that will not be available later in the year. And EVERYONE is invited to the local foods tasting at 6:00 pm. For more information, contact Debra Bolding at (870) 557-2352.