Bring the Market Home

tokensYour benefits will go further at the farmers market when you shop smart. Before heading to market, make a list just like you were going to a grocery store. You’ll be amazed at what you can get at the farmers market! It’s not just fruits and vegetables: Your EBT/Food Stamp/SNAP card is accepted on the following items available at most markets:

  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Plants and seeds that Grow Food (many are surprised to know this!)
  • Breads
  • Meat, Fish, Poultry
  • Dairy Products
  • Maple and Honey Products
  • Seeds and Plants that Produce Foods
  • Baked Goods: Wrapped, Labeled and Intended for Home Consumption
  • Jams, Sauces, Soups, Etc.

Also, spend time familiarizing yourself with what’s freshest at your local farmers market by using our separate fruit and vegetable seasonality charts, organized by month.

Prep Tips

You’ve picked a perfect mix of produce from your local NY farmers market, what’s next? It’s time to bring the market home the right way with storage and prep tips. [more…]

Favorite Recipes

We’ve gathered recipes that highlight the flavors and freshness of market foods. [more…]

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