Indiana Contacts

Hoosier Farmers Market Association
Contact: Christina McDougall, Executive Director
456 N. Meridian Street, Ste. 44540
Indianapolis, IN 46244
317.662.0354
info@hoosierfarmersmarkets.org
hoosierfarmersmarkets.org


SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: Hoosier Works Card

Current Contractor: Xerox State and Local Solutions, Inc. (Conduent)

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration can provide free wireless terminals to eligible farmers markets and direct-marketing farmers. Wireless and transaction fees must be paid by the farmers market. Program support materials (banners) are available through the Indiana State Department of Health.

Contact:

Angela Albin
EBT Program Manager
Family & Social Services Administration
angela.albin@fssa.in.gov
317-232-7645

 

SNAP Resources Available:
Naima Gardner
Nutrition Coordinator
317-234-3498
NGardner1@isdh.in.gov

 

SNAP TAP (Technical Assistance Program).
Hoosier Farmers Market Association snap@hoosierfarmersmarkets.org.


Indiana Ag Department


FMNP & SFMNP

WIC & SFMNP
Legita Wilson
Program Coordinator
WIC TEFAP/CSFP/FMNP/SFMNP
LWilson2@isdh.in.gov
Toll Free: 800.522.0874

Indiana Resources

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“Farmers Market” Defined

Alex Canepa November 2, 2017

The federal government, along with many states and commonwealths define “farmers market” in statute or code. These definitions determine eligibility for participation in programs including the WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Programs as well as state-administered farmers market certification programs. In the interest of consumer protection, lawmakers in multiple states have also explicitly prohibited… Read More



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An Evaluation of Consumer Segments for Farmers’ Market Consumers in Indiana and Illinois

FMC November 17, 2013

Report detailing research done in Spring 2005 and Fall 2009 to explore differences based on psychographic and behavioral characteristics of farmers’ market consumers. Data analysis showed that four clusters were formed: Recreational (42%), Minimalists (27%), Enthusiasts (23%) and Time-challenged (8%). Each cluster had a unique set of preferences based on farmers’ market attributes ranging from… Read More



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Starting a Farmers Market (Indiana)

FMC October 21, 2013

This publication from Purdue University discusses the importance of planning meetings to help determine a location, understand whether vendors are available in the area, and evaluate customer interest. Read More