I have heard about the $10 gift certificates that are available to some community partners this season. How do I access these for community partners in my area? Because this is the first season we are using gift certificates, it is hard to predict how many will be available and what the redemption rates will […]
Do I have to spend all of the Market Bucks and tokens at one time? No. You can use the tokens at the same farmers market any day they are open. You can use Market Bucks at any participating market any time before they expire. Does the Market Bucks gift certificate expire? Yes, the gift […]
Market Bucks match SNAP-EBT customers’ dollars at participating farmers markets across Minnesota. There are three easy steps to using SNAP-EBT at the farmers market: How it works 1.) Go to the EBT/information booth at the farmers market. 2.) Swipe your EBT card. For every dollar you spend on your EBT card, get an extra dollar in Market […]
January isn’t the time of year we normally think of farmers markets. Below zero temperatures keep most of us inside curled up under a blanket, not shopping for fresh produce and other food products. Despite the freezing temps, eight Winter Markets around the state are up and running and are now accepting Market Bucks. Market […]
2015 Session Preview HOT TOPIC: Healthy Eating Here At Home Do you support farmer’s markets and food access for low income Minnesotans? We do too! We encourage you to support our Healthy Eating, Here at Home initiative. Objective: To provide adequate fresh, local produce for disadvantaged populations; to achieve better health outcomes.