How to grow your EBT program – links to articles and tips


EBT at Your Farmers’ Market: 7 Steps to Success – Project for Public Spaces

Tips from the USDA about promoting SNAP at the market.

Farmers’ Market Coalition – Snap Guide for Farmers’ Markets

SNAP at Farmers’ Markets – USDA Handbook (2010)

Double Value Coupon Program – Wholesome Wave

Adaptable poster and postcard to promote EBT.

Food Stamps Grow Gardens!– Shoppers may use their SNAP benefits to purchase seedlings.

Markets in Low Income Communities  A 2013 report by Project for Public Spaces on key elements to the success of markets in attracting low income shoppers.

USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program at Farmers’ Markets: A How-To Handbook

Project for Public Spaces and Wholesome Wave’s “SNAP/EBT at Your Farmers’ Market: Seven Steps to Success

2009 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation study regarding market characteristics that successfully attract low-income shoppers –

About Leigh Hallett

Leigh has been Executive Director of the Federation since 2014. She can be reached by email ( or by calling the MFFM offices (487-7114).