Urban Harvest's Farmers Market welcomes SNAP Benefits!

50 vendors now accept SNAP/EBT
What’s more, take advantage of the Double Up Food Bucks Program. Use your Lonestar/EBT Card and we will double your SNAP dollars on fruits and vegetables, up to $20 a day, at the farmers market! 

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 $20 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 $20 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 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

East End Farmers Market
2800 Navigation Blvd.  77003
Sunday/domingo, 10am-2pm

Hope Farms
10401 Scott St.  77051
Saturday/sábado, 9am-12pm

Northeast Community Farmers Market
4901 Lockwood Dr.  77026
1st and 3rd Saturday/El primer y tercer sábados, 10am-2pm

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

Plant It Forward Farms
4030 Willowbend Blvd 77025
Tuesday/martes, 3:30-5:30pm

Urban Harvest Farmers Market
2752 Buffalo Speedway  77027
Saturday/sábado, 8am-12pm


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

Interested in participating in the Double Up Food Buck Program? Fill out this survey.

Resources:

Enroll in SNAP with Houston Food Banks Client Assistance Program (CAP) during the week of July 23. Click here for more information.

Inscríbase en SNAP con el Client Assistance Program (Programa de asistencia al cliente, CAP) de Houston Food Bank durante la semana del 23 de Julio.  Haga clic aquí para más información.

Missed this event? You can apply for SNAP benefits year-round with CAP at the Houston Food Bank, with a community partner near you or directly online.