America’s Direct Marketing Farmers and Farmers’ Markets (DMFs/FMs) are great sources of fresh fruits, vegetables, and other healthy foods. FNS is committed to expanding access to these foods by SNAP recipients while supporting economic opportunities for farmers and producers.
If you have questions about SNAP Farmers' Markets, email SM.FN.ROB-WC1RETReply@usda.gov.
If you are the owner/manager of a DMF/FM, you can apply online to accept SNAP and check the status of your application. We have developed guidance to explain the online application process for Farmers' Markets.
Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)
Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) is a system that enables SNAP recipients to use their benefits to purchase eligible food. All authorized SNAP retailers must use EBT equipment and transaction services.
SNAP at Farmers' Markets Webinars
Resources and Data
- Participation Assistance for Farmers and Farmers' Markets - Grant Program
- Letter to State Agencies Regarding Wireless, No-cost, SNAP-only Point-of-Sale Option for Farmers' Markets
- Attention Novo Dia Group (NDG) Mobile Market Plus Customers
- Farmers' Markets Accepting SNAP Benefits Nationwide (June 2020)