Nebraska Contacts

State Resource Links:

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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

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

Omaha Farmers Market, Nebraska

Allie Vrtachnik June 28, 2018

Year Founded: 1994 Market Season: May-October, Saturdays (8 am- 12:30 pm) Sundays (9 am- 1 pm) State: Nebraska NFMW Plans: “We plan to have different department of agriculture booths available at the market, an OFM photo booth, watermelon eating competition, music and more.”- Kristen Beck, Market Manager About the Market: Omaha Farmers Market has more than 140… Read More

From Coast to Coast: A Snapshot of the 2018 Farmers Market Poster Contest

Allie Vrtachnik May 25, 2018

The 2018 National Farmers Market Poster Contest has come to a close, folks! The deadline for poster submissions was May 15th, but you still have till until May 31st to act as a judge for the Fan Favorite award. Your vote counts as a ‘like’ for your local market or favorite submission. Browse the contest… Read More

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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

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2018 Great Plains Growers Conference: Jan. 11th- 13th

Allie Vrtachnik January 3, 2018

“The Great Plains Growers Conference (GPGC) is a combination of two great conferences:  Great Plains Vegetable Conference and Mid-America Fruit Conference.  The three-day conference features presentations by knowledgeable speakers from throughout the nation. The conference showcases educational information from all five states:  Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota, along with vegetable specialists and growers from those… Read More

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2013 Discover You Can Participants Announced

Liz Comiskey April 26, 2013

We are excited to announce the winners of the 2013 Discover You Can Learn Make Share℠ program. Thirty FMC member farmers market organizations have been selected by the Farmers Market Coalition and Jarden Home Brands, makers of Ball® Brand Fresh Preserving Products, to take part in this summer’s canning education program. The selected 30 organizations… Read More