Urban Harvest welcomes SNAP Benefits!

What’s more, take advantage of the Double Up Houston Program. Use your Lonestar/EBT Card and we will double your SNAP dollars on fruits and vegetables, now up to $30 a day, at participating farmers markets! 

NEW: Double Up Houston Pre-Made Produce Boxes (“CSAs”)
at the new Northeast Community Farmers Market Drive-Thru

Four Easy Steps:

  1. Pre-Order Here to reserve your CSA now, or purchase your box, in-person, at a drive-thru location
        • Double Up Houston CSAs contain $25 worth of fresh fruits and vegetables. The CSAs cost $10 with SNAP benefits, or $20 with cash, debit, or credit. Payment accepted upon pick-up
  1. Pick up your CSA at the location of your choice:
  1. Upon arrival, an Urban Harvest representative will approach your vehicle. Tell us your name and order, and we will place the CSA(s) in your vehicle.
  2. Safely enjoy the fresh, healthy food, from the farm to your car. 

About SNAP/Double Up Food Bucks

What is SNAP?
The USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) offers nutrition assistance to millions of low-income individuals and families. Through benefits distributed by the Food and Nutrition Service, SNAP aims to increase food accessibility to communities in need.

 What is Double Up Food Bucks?
Shop with your EBT/Lonestar card at farmers markets near you, and get FREE “Double Up Food Bucks” to spend on fresh fruits and veggies. Receive a dollar-for-dollar match on SNAP benefits, up to $30 a day, to spend on your produce

How to use SNAP and Double Up at the Farmers Market:

1. Visit a participating farmers market. Bring your EBT/Lonestar Card to the market information booth. 

2. Get FREE Double Up Food Bucks for fruits and vegetables. Every SNAP dollar you spend will be matched, up to $30 a day, in FREE Double Up Food Bucks to spend on local produce.

3. Use SNAP and Double Up Food Bucks to shop at the market. Double Up Food Bucks do not expire and can be saved for next time! Stretch your food bucks further.

 

What can I buy with my SNAP coupons?

  • Fruits, vegetables, and herbs
  • Cheese, eggs, and other dairy products
  • Meat products (red meat, seafood, poultry)
  • Bread and other baked goods
  • Honey, maple syrup, jams, and sauces
  • Seeds and plants that produce food (e.g. basil seeds or tomato plants)

 What can I buy with Double Up Food Bucks?

  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Herbs
  • Seeds and plants that produce food

Bring home more fresh, healthy food for you and your family!

Participating Locations

 Participating Farmers Markets Across Houston / Mercados Agrícolas a Través de Houston:

Year-Round Markets / Los mercados que operan todo el año:

Blodgett Urban Gardens
3216 Blodgett St.  77004
Saturday/sábado, 8:30am-1pm

Hope Farms
10401 Scott St.  77051
Saturday/sábado, 9am-12pm
Pick-up and drive-through only

Finca Tres Robles
257 Greenwood  77011
Saturday/sábado: 9am-1p
Wednesday/miercoles: 2p-7p
Pick-up and drive-through only
Online Store available

Northeast Community Farmers Market
Friday, 4/10: 9a-11a at Finnigan Community Park Center
4900 Providence St. 77020
Saturday 4/18:10a-2p at First Mount Olive Baptist Church
5201 Pardee St. 7
7026
Pre-packaged produce box available
Drive-through only

Palm Center Farmers Market
5997 Beekman Rd. 77021
2nd and 4th Saturdays/
El segundo y cuarto sábado
9am – 1pm
TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Plant It Forward Farms
4030 Willowbend Blvd 77025
Tuesday/martes, 3:30-5:30pm
Pre-order Farm Share(Produce Box) for pick-up and home delivery only

Urban Harvest Farmers Market
2752 Buffalo Speedway  77027
Saturday/sábado, 8am-12pm
Produce Box available for pick-up and drive through

For more about our SNAP vendors at Urban Harvest, visit the Meet Our Vendors page!

Seasonal Markets / Los mercados de temporada:
 
*CLOSED FOR THE SEASON / CERRADO POR TEMPORADA* 
 

Get Moving Houston Farmers Market – Acres Home Multi-Service Center
6719 West Montgomery Rd.  77091
Third Thursday of the month/El tercer jueves del mes
10:30am-2pm

Get Moving Houston Farmers Market – Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center
6402 Market St. 77020
Third Tuesday of the month/El tercer martes del mes
10:30am-2pm

Get Moving Houston Farmers Market – Magnolia Multi-Service Center
7037 Capitol St. 77011
Second Thursday of the month/
El segundo jueves del mes
10:30am-2pm

Get Moving Houston Farmers Market – Northeast Multi-Service Center
9720 Spaulding St. 77016
First Wednesday of the month/
El primer miercoles del mes
10:30am-2pm

Get Moving Houston Farmers Market – Southwest Multi-Service Center
6400 High Star Dr. 77074
Second Wednesday of the month/
El segundo miercoles del mes
10:30am-2pm

Get Moving Houston Farmers Market – Sunnyside Multi-Service Center
9314 Cullen Blvd. 77051
First Thursday of the month/
El primer jueves del mes
10:30am-2pm

Click on the interactive map below to find farmers markets and farm stands where you can continue to double your SNAP benefits, get over 50% off pre-made produce boxes (“CSAs”), and more.

Curious about SNAP/Double Up at your market/farm stand? Fill out this survey.