Kansas Contacts


Lexi Wright
From the Land of Kansas Coordinator
Kansas Department of Agriculture
1320 Research Park Drive
Manhattan, KS 66502
785-564-6755 (office)
Web site: www.ksfarmersmarkets.org


SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: Food Assistance Program/Vision Card

Current Contractor: Fidelity Information Services, LLC (FIS)

Annarose Hart
Agribusiness Development & Farmers’ Market Specialist
Kansas Department of Agriculture



Kansas Ag Department

Kansas Farmers Market Resources


Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Emily Carpenter
Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment
Bureau of Health PromotionAgriculturePhysical Activity emily.carpenter@ks.gov

785-296-2330 (office)

Website: http://www.kdheks.gov/sfmnp/



Kansas 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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Food Safety for Kansas Farmers Market Vendors: Regulations and Best Practices

Stephanie Fenty June 29, 2017

Farmers markets are growing in popularity across the UnitedStates and across Kansas. These markets provide a valuable market outlet for local farmers and allow consumers to purchase healthy local produce and other foods. To protect this key market outlet, it is essential that the food sold at farmers markets is produced and processed according to… Read More

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From the Land Of Kansas Farmers Market Resources

Stephanie Fenty June 29, 2017

Resources from From the Land of Kansas including: How to Register your market Farmers’ market economic impact analysis Food Safety for Kansas Farmers Market Vendors: Regulations and Best Practices Sampling Safely at Kansas Farmers Markets Templates Read More