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


FMNP & SFMNP

WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Casey Foster, Agriculture Promotion Coordinator

FAX: (402) 471-2759

Email: casey.foster@nebraska.gov

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



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Nebraska Farmers Market Online Database

Allie Vrtachnik January 3, 2018

The Nebraska Farmers Market Online Database allows consumers to locate Nebraska farmers markets and produce growers. Read More



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Food Safety For Farmer’s Markets for Vendors

Stephanie Fenty July 11, 2017

Factors that cause foodborne illnesses and recommendations for preparing and selling wholesome and safe food products at Farmer’s Markets. Read More



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Weights And Measures Guidelines For Sales At Farmers’ Markets, Roadside Stands And Other Commercial Outlets

Stephanie Fenty July 11, 2017

Retail sale of fruits, vegetables, and other items, including those at farmers’ markets and roadside stands, is regulated by the Nebraska Weights and Measures Act. Learn about what’s required by the Act and how to comply. Read More



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Nebraska Exploring Organic Production Guide

Stephanie Fenty July 11, 2017

The process to become certified organic usually takes three years. During this time, a producer will work with a certifying agency to meet all the requirements to become certified under the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP). During the transition time period, the land that is being certified will be operated as organic, including following all… Read More



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Food Safety and Regulation Requirements for Farmers’ Markets and Craft Shows

Stephanie Fenty July 11, 2017

Nebraska Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Regulation Requirements for Farmers’ Markets and Craft Shows. Read More



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Omaha Farmers Market Vendor Rules and Application

Stacy October 27, 2013

FAQs, rules, and applications for vendors of the Omaha Farmers Market in Omaha, Nebraska. Read More