Utah Contacts

To add state news and resources, contact:
Marian Weaver
marian@farmersmarketcoalition.org


SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: Food Stamp Program/Utah Horizon Card
Current Contractor: Xerox State and Local Solutions, Inc. (Conduent)

Contact:

Gina Cornia
Utahns Against Hunger
info@uah.org
(801) 328-2561

Utah’s Own (for information about regulations):

Laurie Seron
1 801-455-3813
Nina Mendoza
801 538-7197

Utah Farmers Market Network Contact:

Utah State University, Coordinator Regan Emmons, regan.emmons@usu.edu, 808-344-0904


Utah Ag Department

Utah Department of Agriculture

Utah 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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Summit Debrief

Darlene Wolnik November 1, 2019

The 2nd annual National Direct Agricultural Marketing Summit took place October 7-9, 2019 in Rosemont, Illinois. FMC hosted pre-Summit activities, including a state & network leader meeting, an emerging issues panel, and discussion groups on markets training and technical assistance needs.  For the second year, Farmers Market Coalition gave its all for the Summit, including bringing the entire FMC… Read More



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Utah DUFB gains ongoing state funding support!

Marian Weaver May 28, 2019

Utahns Against Hunger is thrilled to announce that Utah Double Up Food Bucks gained some much needed state funding support during the 2019 state legislative session.  Read more… Read More



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Spotlight on Downtown Salt Lake City Farmers Market

Allie Vrtachnik November 8, 2018

Dear FMC virtual market-goer, Greetings from the Downtown Salt Lake City Farmers Market! We’re taking over FMC’s Instagram this week to share with you a look into our market. The market is loved by our community, and for good reason!  As a new “visitor”, there are a few things you ought to know to fully appreciate the… 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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Some Cache residents concerned about Utah homemade food bill

Marian Weaver February 23, 2018

A Utah lawmaker wants to make it easier for people to make homemade food products and give them directly to consumers or sell those products in public. House Bill 181, sponsored by Rep. Marc Roberts, R-Salt Lake City, was voted out of Senate committee in a 6-1 vote and passed by the House 64-7 last… Read More



Year-end Roundup: Utah Double-Up

Marian Weaver January 4, 2018

This summer Utahns Against Hunger (UAH) provided funding to 25 farmers markets and farm stand to participate in the statewide SNAP-match produce incentive program, Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB). During the 2017 market season, the Double Up program had over 5,600 transactions, with more than $70,000 in SNAP sales and $46,000 in DUFB incentives redeemed… Read More



FMC’s 2016 Farmers Market Poster Contest Winners!

Honesta Romberger August 8, 2016

It’s that time of year we’ve all been waiting for – National Farmers Market Week! To kick off celebrations here at FMC, we’re excited to announce the winners of our 2nd Annual Farmers Market Poster Contest. Entrants were challenged to submit farmers market posters that depicted a combination of engaging graphics, informative messaging and regional… 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