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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

View SNAP/EBT map on the Hunger Solutions site.

The Minnesota Farmers Market Association map lets you search by location, program, schedule and accessibility. 

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 triple their purchasing power at participating farmers markets. Every $1 of SNAP/EBT benefits spent is matched by $1 in Market Bucks  and $1 in Produce 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 25 locations throughout the Twin Cities — also accepts SNAP/EBT and offers Market Bucks. See when it will be in your neighborhood.

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.

Learn more about best practices for shopping farmers markets during these difficult times with COVID-19 from the Minnesota Farmers' Market Association.

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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