Missouri Contacts

Missouri Farmers’ Market Association

323 W Main Street
Washington, MO 63090

SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: Food Stamp Program/Missouri EBT Card
Current contractor: Fidelity Information Services, LLC (FIS)

MO Department of Social Services SNAP EBT Unit: (573) 751-3381

Missouri Ag Department

Missouri Department of Agriculture

Rachel Heimericks
PO Box 630
Jefferson city, MO 65102

Missouri News/Case Studies

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Senator Kiki Curls sponsors bill to establish a Missouri senior farmers’ market nutrition program

Allie Vrtachnik April 19, 2018

“Legislation that would establish a Missouri senior farmers’ market nutrition program is expected to head to the House floor in Jefferson City. ‘It will increase the availability of more nutritious food for our seniors, increase the profitability of our local farmers and help to strengthen our local economies,’ Curls testified Tuesday.The House Agriculture Policy Committee… Read More

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

FMC Mini-Grants Support SNAP Programs Across the Country

Stephanie Fenty March 20, 2019

Last year, FMC awarded seven $500 SNAP Mini-Grants to farmers markets and farmers across the country who displayed a clear commitment to expanding SNAP programming, and connecting SNAP shoppers in their communities to healthy, affordable food. Here’s a first look at the great work resulting from the funding. Keya Wakpala Community Farmers’ Market Mission, SD… Read More

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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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FMC Insurance Webinar Series

Liz Comiskey December 7, 2013

Protecting Board Members & Learning the Nitty Gritty of Statewide Insurance Programs. April 5, 2011. Peter Kochenburger, University of Connecticut School of Law; Melissa Kauffman, Jester Insurance; Bill Otto, Minnesota Farmers Market Association; Jeff Cole, Mass Farmers Markets. Making the Most of Your Market Insurance Policy & Minimizing Market Liability Risk. March 8, 2011. Eileen… Read More