INFORMATION FOR FARMERS' MARKETS
How to Become Certified to Accept EBT
\ To become a participant in the Ohio EBT Farmers' Market Demonstration Project, a farmers' market must apply with Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) to become a certified Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) retailer. To apply:
1. visit www.fns.usda.gov/snap/ebt/fm.htm, or
2. call (877) 823-4369 to request a paper application packet.
Once your market is certified by FNS and meets any additional requirements, your market is eligible to participate in this demonstration project. To learn more about: how to get licensed by FNS, the EBT scrip, getting support or grant opportunities, visit www.fns.usda.gov/snap/ebt/fm.htm. Any questions regarding your application are to be directed to Robin Masters, USDA-FNS at (317) 478-3180 or Robin.Masters@fns.usda.gov.
Please visit the links below for additional resources:
Market ResourcesAccepting SNAP at Farmers' MarketsSNAP at Farmers' Markets - How to HandbookOhio Department of AgricultureOhio ProudOhio Farm Bureau FoundationOhio Marketing AssistanceSNAP Eligible Foods
EBT Farmers' Market Welcome Cards (1)
EBT Farmers' Market Welcome Cards (2)
Ohio Direction Card Market Promotion Poster (fillable) - 11 X 14
Ohio Direction Card Market Promotion Flyer (fillable) - 8 x 10