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Farmers markets

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Farmers markets can help you eat healthy on a budget. Explore the resources below to find a local farmers market, learn about SNAP/EBT and Market Bucks at farmers markets, and make the most of your farmers market shopping experience.

Find a farmers market

Use the following map to find a farmers market near you. Farmers markets marked with green map pins accept SNAP/EBT and offer Market Bucks. Find out more about SNAP/EBT and Market Bucks below the map.


View SNAP/EBT map on the Hunger Solutions site.

To find a complete list of Minnesota farmers markets, use the Minnesota Grown Directory.

SNAP/EBT at the farmers market

As noted in the map above, lots of farmers markets in Minnesota accept SNAP/EBT. Find out how you use SNAP/EBT at a farmer’s market, how you know how much to spend, and what farmers market purchases are allowable on Using EBT cards at farmers markets.

Market bucks

SNAP/EBT customers can double their purchasing power at participating farmers markets. Every $1 of SNAP/EBT benefits spent is matched by $1 in Market Bucks — up to $10 every time a customer visits the market! Hunger Solutions Minnesota administers the program and has flyers and brochures available on their website.

The Twin Cities Mobile Market — a grocery store on wheels that brings fresh produce, meat, and groceries to 33 locations throughout the Twin Cities — also accepts SNAP/EBT and offers Market Bucks. See when it will be in your neighborhood on the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation's Find a Mobile Market Stop Near You webpage.

Getting the most out of farmers markets

Shopping at farmers markets is very beneficial to both individuals and Minnesota communities. Find out more on Seven reasons to shop at Minnesota farmers markets.

If you haven’t been to a farmers market, or it’s been a while since your last experience, you might have a lot of questions. What time do you need to shop at a farmers market to get the best deals? Can you bring your kids or pets? How do you ensure the food you buy is safe to eat? Get answers to these questions and more on Shopping at farmers markets.

Related resources

Toolkit for SNAP participantsSNAP Gardens — Covers where to buy food-producing plants and seeds, as well as where and how to garden.

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