Resource Library

Welcome to the Farmers Market Coalition Resource Library, an ever-growing database of resources for farmers, market managers and researchers. These resources were developed by a wide spectrum of organizations, agencies, and academic institutions, and we are grateful for the spirit of sharing which allows us to bring a variety of tools to your table in one searchable portal. We hope you find them useful and consider submitting resources of your own for the benefit of the farmers market community.

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SNAP in Farmers Markets: 3 Different Ways of Accepting SNAP EBT

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

This infographic gives a visual run down of how SNAP EBT is being used at farmers markets and the common process that shoppers go through with each different set up.

  1. Central terminal wireless program using tokens
  2. Central terminal wireless program using paper chits
  3. Farmer Operated EBT wireless program
By: Daniel Bowman Simon Published October 29, 2013 Publisher Website Link to Resource

A Survey of Farmers Market SNAP Incentive Programs: Lessons, Challenges, and Trends

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

This brief report offers a review of brief survey of examples and insights for improving and sustaining the Philly Food Bucks program, based upon the experiences of farmers market
SNAP incentive programs in the following cities: New York City, Boston, New Orleans, San Diego, and Portland, Oregon.

By: Suzanne Briggs Published October 29, 2013 Publisher Website Link to Resource

Vermont Market Currency Feasibility Report-2013

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

2013 report analyzing Vermont farmers markets’ SNAP, FMNP and incentive systems. Report funded by Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) and NOFA-VT.

By: Darlene Wolnik Published October 29, 2013 Publisher Website Link to Resource Feasibility Study