Category: SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

Participation in SNAP

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

A presentation by the USDA FNS regarding SNAP participation at farmers markets.

Published October 30, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Presentation

Learn How to Accept SNAP Benefits at Farmers Markets

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

USDA Food and Nutrition Service’s online guide to accepting SNAP at farmers markets, including links to relevant resources.

Published October 30, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

SNAP at Farmers Markets: A How-To Handbook

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

This handbook is a how-to guide for accepting SNAP benefits at farmers markets. Topics include the whys and hows of integrating SNAP into farmers markets, including how to apply to become a retailer and how to use scrip projects to accept SNAP benefits at farmers markets.

Published October 30, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

Attracting SNAP Customers to your Farmers Market

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

USDA Food and Nutrition Service’s website offering advice for farmers markets to attract SNAP participants.

Published October 30, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

SNAP: Putting Healthy Food Within Reach

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

The information and materials in this toolkit will help you share information about SNAP benefits with those who are eligible but not participating and help you let potential partners, government officials, and the public know how SNAP participation helps the local economy and addresses the national health problem of obesity.

Published October 30, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

Market Preparation: Token Systems

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

Market Umbrella’s guidance on using Token Systems as market currency for EBT and Debit/Credit transactions at the farmers market.

Published October 30, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Topical guides

SNAP/EBT at Your Farmers Market: Seven Steps to Success

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

This handbook addresses the steps needed to set up SNAP and provides a comprehensive description of the elements necessary to make it successful. It includes case studies of farmers markets from across the US that successfully operate SNAP projects, and provides additional resources, such as record-keeping templates and a sample customer survey.

Published October 30, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Publication

Montana Farmers Market EBT Manual: How to Accept SNAP Benefits at Your Farmers Market

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

This article covers many of the FAQs regarding getting started and maintaining a farmers market SNAP program.

Published October 30, 2013 Download Resource

Fresh Exchange SNAP Toolkit

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

As a community impact project, a Portland Business Alliance Leadership Portland team developed the food assistance matching program for SNAP recipients known as Fresh Exchange, which launched at PFM’s Buckman market in 2010. The team compiled a toolkit guide in order to help others launch and sustain SNAP incentive programs at their markets.

Published October 29, 2013 Download Resource

Carrboro Market Electronic Transaction Workbook

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

A great workbook model for tracking EBT and other electronic transactions.

Published October 29, 2013 Download Resource