EBT/SNAP, WIC, SFMNP, DEBIT
Customers with SNAP benefits can stop by the managers booth to swipe their card for Beet Bucks tokens which can be spent with any vendor displaying the Beet Bucks sign. The vendors do not accept the cards directly. For more information on SNAP, please visit https://www.ncdhhs.gov/assistance/low-income-services/food-nutrition-services-food-stamps .
WIC and Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Coupons:
Customers with WIC or Senior FMNP coupons should stop by the manager's booth for a map of the vendors that accept the coupons. They can also look for vendors displaying the yellow FMNP signs. Vendors accept these coupons directly. For more information on WIC, please visit https://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/who-gets-wic-and-how-apply and eligibility requirements: https://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/wic-eligibility-requirements .
For more information on SFMNP, and eligibility requirements, please visit, https://www.fns.usda.gov/sfmnp/overview and https://fns-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/sfmnp/SFMNPFactSheet.pdf
DOUBLE UP FOOD BUCKS:
Double Up Food Bucks is a healthy food incentive program that doubles value of federal nutrition benefits spent at farmers' markets, helping people buy local food while supporting our local farmers and economy.
How it works:
3. Spend your tokens with farmers throughout the market to buy delicious local food
It’s that simple!
You can learn more about the Double Up Food Bucks program here.
Forgot cash? Several vendors may have a card reader, however if not, customers can swipe their debit cards at the manager's booth for Carrot Credit tokens which can be spent with any vendor displaying the Carrot Credit sign. $2.00 fee is charged for use of the token program.