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Utah Farmers Market SNAP Toolkit

This toolkit from the Utah Farmers Market Network provides a step-by-step how-to process for farmers markets considering applying to accept SNAP. While some information is state-specific, much of this guide…
Getting Started | SNAP, EBT, and Nutrition Incentive Programs
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Report

Fresh ideas for CalFresh

Fresh Ideas for CalFresh is nearly three-year project (2019-2022) documenting the experiences of over 400 food-insecure Angelenos across the county navigating public benefit programs like CalFresh. In fact, there are…
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility | Evaluation and Reporting | SNAP, EBT, and Nutrition Incentive Programs | Sharing your results | Operations and policy
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How-to

How to Accept SNAP Payments: A Guide for Montana CSA Farms

This excellent resource from Montana's National Center for Appropriate Technology walks CSA farms through setting up SNAP/EBT. Though made for Montanans, much of its advice is applicable nationwide. Valuable for…
Getting Started | SNAP, EBT, and Nutrition Incentive Programs | Farm Stands, CSAs, and Mobile Markets | CSA
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Webinar

Closing the Gap on Food & Nutrition Security

From the 2021 Ohio Nutrition Incentive Network Convening, this presentation on projects designed to connect families in need of food access support with local farm direct sales. In particular, this…
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility | SNAP, EBT, and Nutrition Incentive Programs | Design and location | Data collection and evaluation | Farm Stands, CSAs, and Mobile Markets | Box Programs
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Webinar

Impactful Agency Outreach Partners Webinar

From the 2021 Ohio Nutrition Incentive Network Convening, this presentation on agency partnerships between markets and local and state agencies offers excellent resources for anyone considering similar partnerships, particularly around…
Partnership development | SNAP, EBT, and Nutrition Incentive Programs | Special events | Advocacy and Policy
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Research

Healthy Food Incentive Impacts on Direct-to-Consumer Sales: A Michigan Example

ABSTRACT: Numerous interventions have been implemented at farmers markets across the United States in recent years in order to increase Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) redemptions. These initiatives include ensuring…
Getting Started | SNAP, EBT, and Nutrition Incentive Programs | Farmers Markets | Research on FM, SNAP, and NI
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Webinar

Centering Food on People, Not Process

Community-based organizations across the country are rethinking their approach to the design of food incentive programs, like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) — formerly known as food stamps. Rather than…
Partnership development | Getting Started | SNAP, EBT, and Nutrition Incentive Programs | Data collection and evaluation | Understanding your community and customers | Grassroots outreach
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Resource List

Adding Incentives to your Market

In 2021, the Farmers Market Coalition developed a number of new resources, including two practitioner papers, a roundtable discussion, and a conversation on Facebook Live, all aimed at helping managers…
Partnership development | Getting Started | SNAP, EBT, and Nutrition Incentive Programs
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