Maine Harvest Bucks

Donate to our Maine Harvest Bucks Fund

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Dear Maine Farmers’ Market Community, We need your help. At the Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets (MFFM), we believe that nourishing, quality food should be available for everyone. Through our Maine Harvest Bucks program, low-income Mainers from all walks of life can enjoy nutritious, delicious local food directly from the farmers’ market. Right now, we […]

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Help Secure State Funding for Maine Harvest Bucks – LD 2093

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SAVE THE DATE: the hearing begins Monday, 1/22, at 11am. We expect LD 2093 to be heard after lunch, so tune in by 1pm. If you support Maine Harvest Bucks, consider submitting written testimony, or signing up to provide oral testimony via Zoom or in person. Use this resource for your testimony and for directions […]

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3/29 Fundraiser to support Maine Harvest Bucks

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Check out the Facebook Event for more details! The Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets is fundraising to support their Maine Harvest Bucks program, which helps thousands of Mainers across the state access healthy local food from their farmers’ markets. Maine Harvest Bucks provides bonus bucks to shoppers with low-income who use SNAP/EBT. The event is […]

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Help Advocate for State Funding for Maine Harvest Bucks

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Take Action to support State Funding for MHB Click here for a template and talking points for submitting testimony. SAVE THE DATE: the hearing is Monday, 2/27, at 1pm. We’d love for you to read your testimony LIVE via Zoom, if possible. Help spread the word. Share this page and our graphics (click here) on […]

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Maine farmers rally to support food access program with online fundraisers

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Over 20 farmers and farmers’ markets across the state are hosting online fundraisers to support the Maine Harvest Bucks nutrition incentive program. Maine Harvest Bucks provides low-income shoppers with bonus bucks at farmers’ markets to buy fresh fruits and vegetables from local farms. The fundraising initiative comes at a time when Maine Harvest Bucks has […]

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