Delaware Contacts

SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: Food First EBT Card
Current contractor: Xerox State and Local Solutions, Inc (Conduent)

Technical assistance and capacity-building support is available through the Delaware Department of Agriculture.

For more information, contact:
David M. Smith
DDA Marketing
Delaware Department of Agriculture
(302) 698-4522

Delaware Ag Department


WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program 

Joanne White, WIC Director, FMNP Coordinator

Delaware Health and Social Services

Phone: (302) 741-2900

Fax: (302) 739-3970

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Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program 

Janet Villarreal, SFMNP Coordinator

Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults

1901 N. DuPont Highway

New Castle, Delaware 19720

Phone: (302) 255-9385

Fax: (302) 255-4445

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Delaware News/Case Studies

Standing Together Against Racism: Black Lives Matter

Stephanie Fenty June 3, 2020

Over the past week, the United States has been shaken by the deep inequities rooted within our justice system that have continued to destroy the lives of Black Americans like George Floyd. In the past, the Farmers Market Coalition has largely remained silent on matters of race and injustice. We will do so no longer.… Read More

Markets and Truffles: Delaware Couple Invested in Ag

Liz Comiskey August 27, 2018

Bernadine ‘Bernie’ Prince believes that the future of farm markets is bright. She is the co-founder and was the former co-director of FreshFarm, a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C., that operates a network of producer-only farmers markets in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. FreshFarm, with its school programs, chef demonstrations and other innovations, is considered a… Read More

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(DE) Sen. Carper visits local farm to highlight wins for Delaware in Farm Bill

Liz Comiskey July 20, 2018

U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) was in Harrington Tuesday morning to highlight the passage of an amendment in the Farm Bill aimed at helping agricultural producers improve operations on their farms in Delaware. The amendment allows farmers in the beginning stages to apply for conservation funds through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). With the new… Read More

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Delaware Farmers’ Markets generate $3 million in sales

Liz Comiskey February 16, 2018

Delaware Farmers’ markets in 2017 generated more than $3 million in sales, the second highest season since the state began recording sales a decade ago. A total of 21 community-run markets contributed to the sales. “These numbers are a reflection of the positive relationship that Delaware residents and those visiting our state have with our family… Read More

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Delmarva farmer scholarship applications due Dec. 4

Liz Comiskey November 1, 2017

“Small Delmarva farmers interested in learning about sustainable practices and focused on growing for the local market may apply now for the 2018 Historic Lewes Farmers Market scholarship program. Completed applications are due by Monday, Dec. 4. Several $500 scholarships will be awarded to small Delmarva farmers to attend sustainable farming conferences including these conferences… Read More

Delaware Technical Community College Launches Market and Greenhouses

Liz Comiskey October 16, 2017

“Delaware Technical Community College students now have a hands-on way to study sustainable agriculture and the benefits of working with a fresh market. School, state and local officials gathered at the college’s 4-acre agricultural complex at the Jack F. Owens Campus in Georgetown in early October to celebrate its new market and greenhouses, where students… Read More

Meet Nigel and Beckie Harris of Wholesum Farm & Foods

Allie Vrtachnik July 17, 2017

  Originally hailing from the UK, Nigel and Beckie Harris made Delaware their home five years ago. After settling in America, the couple was amazed at the plethora of grocery store goods but shocked at how little ‘real’ food was available. Nigel conducted some industrial food/meat production system research and his findings intensified an already… Read More

A new farmer thrives thanks to this Delaware farmers market

Honesta Romberger November 2, 2016

Rob’s display at the Historic Lewes Farmers Market When Rob Dick owned a restaurant in Rehoboth Beach, MD,  he enjoyed meeting customers and operating a very successful business. But he was struck by the mediocre food delivered to his kitchen, and the lack of fresh food from local farmers.  He wanted to find a better… Read More

**Updated** Congratulations to FMC Member FMPP and FMSSG Awardees!

Liz Comiskey October 9, 2015

The awardees of the 2015 Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP), the Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP), and the first ever Farmers Market SNAP Support Grants (FMSSG) were announced last week! Check out all of the FMC members that were awarded below. Many FMC members will also benefit from grant projects within their community networks; you… Read More