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Category: SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs
Market Umbrella’s marketshare is a program that works to build and share tools and resources with public markets worldwide, including the best of “lessons learned” from market practitioners.
Details token purchase, use, and redemption process for vendors.
Informational sign used at tokens point of sale to explain fees, minimum charges, and procedures.
A Farmers’ Market Guide: Avoiding Penalties Under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
SNAP currently serves more than 36 million people – up 7 million from 2009 largely due to the economy. With this increase, farmers markets need to make sure they, as well as their farmers and/or vendors, follow these 10 rules for accepting SNAP benefits.
Presentation developed for the IL Farmers Market Forum that goes step by step through the process of accepting EBT at your farmers market.
Video by Market Umbrella explaining how marketing and wooden tokens have dramatically increased the amount of SNAP/EBT dollars being spent at market.
This report explores how providing transportation to low-income senior citizens and WIC participants affected FMNP redemption rates in SE Pennsylvania.
This short video explains how Market Umbrella, which accepts credit, debit and EBT cards at their welcome booths, manages their token system.
This report provides an overview of the current (2009) status of the new WIC Package Rule and the issue of states authorizing farmers as vendors for the new cash value vouchers for fruits and vegetables. Included are 36 states’ decision to authorize or not authorize farmers as vendors for the new cash value fruit and vegetable vouchers.
The Oregon Farmers’ Market Association’s description of their accounting system for EBT and Debit/Credit purchases.