Rochester Farmers Market

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 Open Tuesdays
June 12 - September 25, 2018
 3:00pm - 6:00 pm

On the Rochester Common - Rochester, New Hampshire

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (FOOD STAMPS)


We are pleased to announce that through our partnership with Seacoast Eat Local the Rochester Farmers Market has received a grant from Heal NH Foundation (HNH), enabling us to offer SNAP/EBT.
 
Seacoast Eat Local provides debit, credit and SNAP/EBT acceptance services. This means that any individual receiving SNAP benefits can access those benefits at the farmers' market. We, also, accept SNAP/EBT cards from surrounding states such as Maine and Massachusetts.
For every dollar a SNAP customer spends, they can receive a matching dollar in fruit and vegetable coupons. For example, if a SNAP customer swipes their EBT card for the amount of $10, they get ten additional dollars in fruit and vegetable coupons to use at the market, doubling their money. This is a federally funded program offered in partnership with Wholesome Wave and the NH Food Bank known as Granite State Market Match. 





Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Eligible Food Items
Last Published: 03/21/2016

Households CAN use SNAP benefits to buy:

  • Foods for the household to eat, such as:  
  • breads and cereals;  
  • fruits and vegetables;  
  • meats, fish and poultry; and   
  • dairy products.
  • Seeds and plants which produce food for the household to eat.

Households cannot use SNAP benefits to buy:
  • Beer, wine, liquor, cigarettes or tobacco
  • Any nonfood items, such as:
  • pet foods  
  • soaps, paper products   
  • household supplies
  • Vitamins and medicines
  • Food that will be eaten in the store
  • Hot foods