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

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

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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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Pride of Dakota School Lunch Day features food straight from ND farms

Allie Vrtachnik September 26, 2018

“This afternoon, over 44,000 students from 185 schools filled their lunch trays with food straight from North Dakota farms for Pride of Dakota School Lunch Day. Third Grade Teacher Pam Baker says, ‘It’s just down the road, kids know about cows, they know about dairy, but it’s that farm to table kind of discussion.’ The day… Read More

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New, interactive North Dakota local foods map

Allie Vrtachnik June 7, 2018

North Dakota Department of Ag Commissioner Doug Goehring announced the new, interactive local foods map that will help connect consumers to North Dakota grown foods and products. Featured on the map are layers for farmers markets, farm sales, roadside stands, CSA, u-picks, vineyards, produce donations, etc. Questions about the map should be directed to Local… Read More

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2018 Field to Fork free, weekly webinar series starts Feb. 14th

Allie Vrtachnik January 18, 2018

Put on by the The North Dakota State University Extension Service, these weekly webinars are free and range from a series of insightful topics. The webinars run from 2-3 Central time. Explore the topics and dates on the Field to Fork website, or contact Garden-Robinson at (701)-231-7187 or Read More

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2018 NDFMGA & Local Foods Conference: Feb. 2nd- 3rd

Allie Vrtachnik November 2, 2017

The 2018 North Dakota Farmers Market and Growers Association & Local Foods Conference is happening February 2nd- 3rd, hosted at the Grand Hotel. Follow the event on NDLocal’s Facebook for more info. Read More