Texas Contacts

Texas Farmers Market Association 

Cal Brints, Executive Director


Sustainable Food Center, Austin

Grow North Texas, Dallas

Urban Harvest, Houston 

SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: SNAP/Lone Star

Current Contractor: Fidelity Information Services, LLC (FIS)


Christine Molina
Lone Star Business Services
Office of Social Services
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
(512) 206-5102


Texas Ag Department

Texas Department of Agriculture 

Lindsay Baerwald



Farmers Market Nutrition Programs

Jaclyn Cantu, Section Director

Phone: (512) 475-0069

Toll Free: 1-800-942-3678

FAX: (888) 237-4958

Email: CommodityOperations@TexasAgriculture.gov


John Kyere, S/FMNP Specialist


FMC Contact

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Texas Resources

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TEXAS FARMERS MARKET: How to Shop the Farmers’ Market During COVID-19

Diana Broadaway May 29, 2020

The team at Texas Farmers’ Market is working diligently to keep our markets open and safe for our customers, vendors, and operations crew. While we love that our markets are built on a central core of conversation, gathering and community, it is critical that our markets be a food access point right now and not a space… Read More

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How to Start a Farmers Market

Alex Canepa March 30, 2017

This easy-to-use guide created by the Texas Department of Agriculture goes through the basics of starting a new farmers market. Read More

Texas Produce Availability Chart

Alex Canepa March 24, 2017

Texas is one of the largest producers of fresh fruits and vegetables, so your choices are always endless. More than 60 commercial fruit and vegetable crops are grown in the Lone Star State — from apples to zucchini and everything in between. Experience fresh fruits and vegetables in the produce aisle of your neighborhood grocery… Read More