Farmers Markets/Local Foods

Did you know that you can use your SNAP benefits at many farmers markets? SNAP benefits can help you buy healthy local foods. Use your benefits to buy fruits and vegetables, plants that grow food, breads, meat, fish, poultry, and dairy products. You can also buy jellies/jams, ciders, sauces/salsas, honey, and baked goods.*

Related links


Using SNAP at the Farmers Market


Find a Farmers Market that accepts SNAP Benefits. USDA. Agricultural Marketing Service.
Filter results by “payment accepted” and “market location” to find farmers markets that accept SNAP benefits and are located near you.

Prepare for your trip to the market. NY Farmers Market EBT/Food Stamp/SNAP program.

Learn to find affordable local food. University of Minnesota Extension.


Accepting SNAP Benefits at the Farmers Market


Learn about SNAP Benefits at Farmers’ Markets. USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

SNAP/EBT at Your Farmers Market: Seven Steps to Success. (PDF 9.9 MB) Project for Public Spaces and Wholesome Wave.

SNAP Guide for Farmers Markets. Farmers Market Coalition.
Learn about how and why you can accept SNAP at your market and see if you qualify for free SNAP EBT equipment!


*Products purchased at farmers markets must be intended for at home consumption.