North Dakota Contacts

North Dakota Farmers Market and Growers Association

Holly Malby

SNAP Info & Contacts

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

The North Dakota Department of Human Services/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will reimburse farmers markets up to $1,200 for the purchase of EBT terminals. Program support materials (banners/signs, magnets, flyers) are available through ND DHS.

For more information, contact:
Deb Kramer
EBT Coordinator
ND DHS / Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
(701) 328-2328

North Dakota Ag Department

North Dakota Department of Agriculture

North Dakota News/Case Studies

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Community Orchard Project Funds available through USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant

Allie Vrtachnik November 9, 2018

“The North Dakota Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce that grant funds are available to begin a community or school orchard/garden project. Grants from $500 to $7,500 will be available on a competitive basis. These grants are funded through a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant award. Some of the goals that we hope schools… Read More

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Ugly Food of the North Donates 21k+ Pounds of Local Food in 2018

Allie Vrtachnik November 9, 2018

“Ugly Food of the North was founded on educating our local community about the global problem of food waste. In the United States, it is estimated that 40% of food resources go to waste each year, resulting in an economic loss of over $165 billion a year. While thousands of fresh, healthy local food go to… Read More

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Dakota College at Bottineau awarded 2018 FMPP grant

Allie Vrtachnik September 26, 2018

Congratulations to the Dakota College at Bottineau, a 2018 FMPP grant recipient! Recipient: Dakota College at Bottineau, Bottineau, ND Project Type: Community Development, Training, and Technical Assistance Enhancing Consumer Marketing Strategies of North Dakota Farmers Markets and Market Producers Dakota College at Bottineau will increase the capacity of North Dakota Farmers Markets. The state’s changing… Read More

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North Dakota Farmers Market and Growers Association Resources

Allie Vrtachnik January 26, 2018

The NDFMGA has compiled extensive lists of resources for farmers markets, producers/growers, community, and other useful links. Farmers Market Resources include: Marketing Toolkit for Farmers Markets and Vendors 2010 Market Exploration Grant Final Results Best Practices for Food Sampling at Farmers Markets Color Combinations for Signs and Banners Guide to Food Handling Guide to Starting… Read More

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Farm to Market: North Dakota’s Guide to Direct Farm Marketing

Stephanie Fenty July 11, 2017

This handbook will help you understand and comply with North Dakota state laws and regulations regarding the direct sale of produce, meat products, baked goods and handmade items. Many other resources for beginners as well as seasoned agriculture entrepreneurs are available. All information provided here is subject to change. In the event a law has… Read More

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Fact Sheet for Home-Processed & Home-Canned Foods

Stephanie Fenty July 11, 2017

This fact sheet addresses recent issues relating to certain home-processed, home-canned and home-baked foods. Products covered are pickles, vegetables or fruits having an equilibrium pH value of 4.6 or lower and non-temperature-controlled baked goods that do not require refrigeration. The food products can only be sold at community and nonprofit events or farmers markets located… Read More