Fresh Bucks News

SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) users can use their EBT cards at the Fairhaven Market (Wednesdays, 12noon-5pm) and our NEW After Hours Market, Thursdays in September from 4pm-7pm at Depot Market Square. AND we will be able to provide SNAP shoppers with Fresh Bucks match. Look for our Information Booth to get details!

Fresh Bucks offers SNAP (food stamps) matching incentives to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. At the Bellingham Farmers Market, users simply swipe their card and we issue tokens to be used on any EBT eligible food items. IN ADDITION,  we provide up to $10 per day in Fresh Bucks match to be used on fresh fruits and vegetables!

Participating Fresh Bucks vendors include the Bellingham Farmers Market, Ferndale Public Market, Twin Sisters Farmers Market and both Community Food Coop locations.

This project is supported by a grant from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and Whatcom Community¬† Foundation.