Nebraska Contacts

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SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: Nebraska EBT Card
Current Contractor: Fidelity Information Services, LLC (FIS)

Nebraska Ag Department

Nebraska Department of Agriculture


WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Casey Foster, Agriculture Promotion Coordinator

FAX: (402) 471-2759


Nebraska News/Case Studies

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Meadowlark Hearth Farm prepping for Spring farmers market

Allie Vrtachnik April 2, 2018

Four markets are planned between April and May at the Meadowlark Hearth Farm in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. The farm’s farmers market will fill the summer and winter seasons’ gap, offering fresh vegetables, local honey, and organic seed. Click over to the Star Herald article for more info. Read More

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FELS Talk- April 12th at 7 pm

Allie Vrtachnik March 29, 2018

“The Foundation for Educators at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School will present its annual FELS Talk at 7 p.m. April 12 in the Virginia Kirshner Auditorium at Lincoln-Sudbury, 390 Lincoln Road, Sudbury. The featured topic is “What’s the Buzz About your Health and Wellness: A 360 Degree Lens on Healthy Living and a Healthy Earth.” The… 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

Nebraska Resources

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UNL Food Vendors/Farmers Markets Food Safety Guidelines

Allie Vrtachnik January 26, 2018

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources has made available food safety resources for temporary food service vendors. Links include the Nebraska Dept. of Agriculture’s Guidelines for Farmers Markets, a UNL Food Processing Center report on Farmers Market Food Safety, and the NebGuide G1706 Food Safety for Farmers Markets. Access these helpful… Read More

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Growers Guide for Nebraska Farmers Markets and Other Marketing Opportunities

Allie Vrtachnik January 26, 2018

This Growers Guide PDF-formatted manual was funded by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, developed by Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska in partnership with the Center for Rural Affairs. It contains a history/background of Nebraska farmers markets, along with farmers market rules, regulations, direct-to-consumer information, suggestions for displays, signage, pricing, proper methods of sale, permits, hygiene,… Read More

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Nebraska’s Produce Safety Program

Allie Vrtachnik January 3, 2018

“The FDA Produce Safety Rule (PSR) is part of FSMA and focuses on science-based minimum standards for safe production and harvesting of fruits and vegetables grown for human consumption.” Learn more about the Produce Safety Program and what is expected of your farm, view extra resources and learn about training dates. Read More