Extra benefits for your SNAP, WIC, or EBT

If you are using food benefits to stretch your food dollars, you are not alone.  Over 100,000 people in the District are using SNAP cards (also known as EBT or food stamps). To find out more about available benefits or to apply, click here.

Farmers markets throughout D.C. will not only accept your SNAP, WIC or Senior Vouchers, some will offer special bonus dollars that will cut prices on produce by up to 50%.

All the markets listed below will provide bonus dollars, so find one that is most convenient for you.

A complete list of all markets and other food resources in DC is available at DCfoodfinder.org.

Northwest

14th and U Farmers Market, Saturdays, 9am-1pm until November 17. Incentive Program up to $10 per visit per market www.marketsandmore.net.

Arcadia Mobile Market at Ledroit Park/Common Good City Farm, Elm and 3rd St, NW Wednesdays, 4pm-7pm through October. Incentive Program up to $10 per person, per MM visit.  www.arcadiafood.org.

Bloomingdale Farmers Market, 1st and R street NW Sundays, 9am-1pm through November 18.  Incentive Program up to $10 per visit per market http://www.marketsandmore.net.

Columbia Heights Community Marketplace, In the Civic Plaza at 14th and Park Road, NW 2012 Saturdays, 9am-1pm through December 15. Incentive Program up to $10 per visit per market www.chfestivus.org.

Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market, 1500 20th Street NW Open Year Round Sundays January-March 9am-1pm, April-December is 8:30-1. Incentive Program up to $15 per visit per market www.freshfarmmarkets.org.

Foggy Bottom FRESHFARM Market, 2400 I Street NW Wednesdays, 3pm-7pm through November 21. Incentive Program up to $15 per visit per market www.freshfarmmarkets.org.

FRESHFARM Market by the White House, 810 Vermont Ave NW Thursdays, 11am-2:30pm through October 25. Incentive Program up to $15 per visit per market.  www.freshfarmmarkets.org.

Glover Park-Burleith, Wisconsin Ave and 34th Street NW (Hardy Middle School Parking Lot) Saturdays, 9am-1pm through November 17.  Incentive Program up to $10 per visit per market http://dcgreens.org/at-market/.

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market, Mt Pleasant Street and Lamont Street NW Saturdays, 9am-1pm through November 17. Incentive Program up to $10 per visit per market http://www.mtpfm.org.

Penn Quarter FRESHFARM Market, 800 D Street NW (8th Street NW between D and E streets) Thursdays, 3 pm- 7pm through December 20. Incentive Program up to $15 per visit per market. www.freshfarmmarkets.org

Petworth Community Market, 9th Street NW between Georgia Ave and Upshur Street Fridays, 4pm-8 pm through October 26. Incentive Program up to $20 per visit per market. www.petworthmarket.org/

NorthEast

H Street FRESHFARM Market, 13th and H Street NE Saturdays, 9am-12pm  through November 17.  Incentive Program up to $15 per visit per market www.freshfarmmarkets.org.

SouthEast

Arcadia Mobile Market at Congress Heights Senior Wellness Center,  3500 MLK Jr Ave SE Mondays, 9am-11am through October.  Incentive Program $10 per person, per MM visit. www.arcadiafood.org.

Arcadia Mobile Market at the Overlook at Oxon Run, 3700 9th St SE. Mondays, 12-2pm through October.  Incentive Program $10 per person, per MM visit. www.arcadiafood.org.

Arcadia Mobile Market at Anacostia Metro/Thurgood Marshall Academy, 2427 MLK Jr Ave SE. Mondays, 3pm-5pm through October.  Incentive Program $10 per person, per MM visit. www.arcadiafood.org.

Arcadia Mobile Market at United Medical Center, 1310 Southern Ave SE Wednesdays, 12 noon-3pm though October.  Incentive Program $10 per person, per MM visit. www.arcadiafood.org.

Ward 8 Farmers Market at THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Ave SE. Saturdays, 9am-2pm through November 17.  Incentive Program up to $25 per person, per market. www.ward8farmersmarket.com.

Ward 8 Farmers Market at St. E’s,  2800 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm through October. www.ward8farmersmarket.com.

SouthWest

Arcadia Mobile Market, 7th St and Maine Ave SW Thursdays, 5-7pm through  October. Incentive Program $10 per person, per MM visit. www.arcadiafood.org.

AYA Community Markets, 900 4th St. SW. Saturdays 10am-3pm through November 17. www.dreamingoutloud.org.

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For more information about D.C’s farmers markets, including outreach materials in English and Spanish, visit the DC Farmers Market Collaborative website.

Follow these links for more information on SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps), or Get Fresh, the District’s Farmers Market Nutrition Program for WIC recipients and seniors.

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