There are lots of fruits and vegetables available at farmers’ markets throughout the winter months. Many markets have winter locations inside- each with their own fun activities and seasonal offerings. Here’s a list of farmers’ markets where you can DOUBLE your SNAP/EBT during the winter months with Maine Harvest Bucks. Augusta Farmers Market at […]
Below you will find information on MHB written in Arabic, Somali and French. Email SNAP@mffm.org for more resources or questions about our translated materials. Arabic Translation (PNG) (PDF) French Translation (PNG) (PDF) Somali Translation (PNG) (PDF)
Every day of the week there is a farmers’ market, CSA or farm stand where you can find Maine Harvest Bucks available. All markets follow the same simple rules. No sign up is required and you will get BONUS fruits and vegetables when you shop with your SNAP/EBT/Food stamps. Every market has a friendly person to welcome […]
If you are a Maine resident over the age of 60 and living on a fixed income, you may qualify for a $50 farm share from a local farmer. That’s $50 extra dollars to spend on local fruits and vegetables! It’s easy to enroll in the program. Sign up is done through the farmer of your choice. […]
Shop Seedlings! You can buy fruit and vegetable seedlings at the farmers’ market with SNAP or Maine Harvest Bucks. If you’re a gardener, be sure to get your seedlings from the experts- your local farmers. At this time of year, farmers are selling vibrant seedlings for your garden. This includes tomatoes, broccolli, kale, parsley, cucumbers Just a few tomato […]
Spring has sprung! The weather is finally warming up in time for our farmers’ markets to move back outdoors. Are you shopping with SNAP this year? If yes, then come to one of the many farmers’ markets opening up and offering Maine Harvest Bucks. Remember, Maine Harvest Bucks DOUBLES your SNAP dollars. Spend one dollar […]
Donating to Maine Harvest Bucks is easy to do. Your donation in support of Maine Harvest Bucks will be addressed to the Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets, as the administrator of Maine Harvest Bucks. Mail your check to: MFFM 165 Sebasticook St., Pittsfield, ME 04967, or contribute online:
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Using SNAP at Farmers’ Markets is Easy! Shopping with your SNAP/EBT card at farmers’ markets in Maine is easy. As a matter of fact, we hear from SNAP/EBT shoppers all the time, “I didn’t realize how easy it would be!” Shopping at the farmers’ market can be a little overwhelming if you are new to the scene. […]
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