Category: SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

SNAP in Farmers Markets: 3 Different Ways of Accepting SNAP EBT

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

This infographic gives a visual run down of how SNAP EBT is being used at farmers markets and the common process that shoppers go through with each different set up.

  1. Central terminal wireless program using tokens
  2. Central terminal wireless program using paper chits
  3. Farmer Operated EBT wireless program
Published October 29, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

A Survey of Farmers Market SNAP Incentive Programs: Lessons, Challenges, and Trends

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

This brief report offers a review of brief survey of examples and insights for improving and sustaining the Philly Food Bucks program, based upon the experiences of farmers market
SNAP incentive programs in the following cities: New York City, Boston, New Orleans, San Diego, and Portland, Oregon.

Published October 29, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

Vermont Market Currency Feasibility Report-2013

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

2013 report analyzing Vermont farmers markets’ SNAP, FMNP and incentive systems. Report funded by Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) and NOFA-VT.

Published October 29, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Feasibility Study

Farmers Market Manager Training Manual (New York)

Boards, Mission, and Governance | Farm Inspection and Enforcement | Food Safety and Handling | Funding and Grants | Insurance, Liability, and Licensing | Management and Operations | Promotion, Outreach, and Special Events | Rules and Vendor Applications | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs | Vendor Fees and Market Finances

This 216 page manual from the Farmers’ Market Federation of New York describes the role of market managers and provides checklists, sample policies, worksheets, and other hands-on tools to help managers start markets, build market communities, and harness the power of these communities to sustain the markets and their local food systems.

 

Published October 25, 2013 Publisher Website

Organizing and Maintaining your Farmers Market, 2nd Edition (Vermont)

Boards, Mission, and Governance | Insurance, Liability, and Licensing | Management and Operations | Market Start-up and Development | Rules and Vendor Applications | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs | Vendor Fees and Market Finances

Published by the Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont, this is a complete guide to farmers market start-up and maintenance is an essential resource for market managers and organizers, including particular details for agencies and regulations in Vermont.

Organizing and Maintaining your Farmers Market, 2nd Edition PDF 

Published October 25, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

Washington State Farmers Market Manual

Boards, Mission, and Governance | Farm Inspection and Enforcement | Management and Operations | Market Start-up and Development | Rules and Vendor Applications | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs | Vendor Fees and Market Finances

The second (2012) edition of a manual developed by Washington State University Extension and Washington State Department of Agriculture in 2008 to encourage and assist communities, farmers, and citizen groups to create and successfully operate vibrant community farmers markets.

Published October 23, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

Vermont Market Currency Report

Evaluation | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

2013 report analyzing Vermont farmers markets’ SNAP, FMNP and incentive systems. Report funded by Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) and NOFA-VT.

Published October 22, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource Report

Real Food, Real Choice: Connecting SNAP Recipients with Farmers Markets

Evaluation | Public Policies | SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

This report includes qualitative and quantitative research into state-by-state trends in SNAP redemption at farmers markets as well as national challenges, success stories, and recommendations for policy and programmatic change.

Published October 17, 2013 Publisher Website Download Resource

EBT and Nutrition Outreach: Practical Advice from Successful Programs

SNAP/EBT and Nutrition Programs

 

Presenters from Greenmarket and the Farmers Market Federation of New York.

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Published December 08, 2010 Download Resource Presentationvideo