Shop with SNAP/EBT at your local farmers’ market!
Summer: Durham, Dover, Exeter, Somersworth, Portsmouth, Kittery, and Rochester farmers’ markets.
Winter: Seacoast Eat Local’s Winter Markets at Wentworth Greenhouses and Exeter High School.
Market Match: receive DOUBLE BUCKS (up to $10) to spend on fruits and vegetables every time you use your EBT card at the market!
At the market, SNAP recipients can choose how much they would like to spend that day on food purchases. A market staff member will then swipe their EBT card for that amount. The customer is then given wooden tokens, that are used just like cash, and can be used to buy food at approved vendors at the market.
For the 2016 Market season, Seacoast Eat Local is offering a 1-1 match on EBT funds, with a $10 limit. Swipe $10 and receive an additional $10! Please note that Market Match coupons may only be used on fruits and vegetables and that the coupons do expire at the end of April 2017. Contact us with any questions at 1-888-600-0128 or [email protected]
Durham: Monday, 2:15 to 6pm, June 6 through October 3, 2016
Jackson Landing, 10 Old Piscataqua Road, Durham NH map
Dover: Wednesday, 2:15 to 6pm, June 1 through October 5, 2016
Dover Chamber of Commerce, corner of Central and Sixth streets map
Exeter: Thursdays, 2:15 to 6pm, May 5 through October 27, 2016
Swazey Parkway, Exeter, NH map
Somersworth: Thursdays 3 to 6pm, June 2 through September 29, 2016
Goodwin Community Health, 311 Route 108, Somersworth NH map
Portsmouth: Saturdays, 8am to 1pm, May 7 through November 5, 2016
City Hall Lot, 1 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth NH map
Kittery: Sundays, 10am to 2pm, June 5 through October 2, 2016
10 Shapleigh Road, Kittery ME map
Rochester: Tuesdays, 3:30 to 6:30pm, June 7 through October 25, 2016
Rochester Commons, South Main Street, Rochester NH map
Wentworth Greenhouses: Saturdays, 10am to 2pm (2016-17 dates to be announced)
141 Rollins Rd, Rollinsford, NH map
Exeter High School: Saturdays, 10am to 2pm (2016-17 dates to be announced)
1 Blue Hawk Drive, Exeter, NH map
Shopping at the Market
Contact us with any questions at 1-888-600-0128 or [email protected]
What You CAN Buy at Market With Your Tokens
- Fruits and Vegetables
- Plants that Grow Food (many are surprised to know this!)
- Meat, Fish, Poultry
- Dairy Products
- Maple and Honey Products
- Seeds and Plants that Produce Foods
- Baked Goods: Wrapped, Labeled and Intended for Home Consumption
- Jams, Sauces, Soups, Etc.
What You CANNOT Buy at Market With Your Tokens
- Beer, Wine, or Liquor
- Tobacco Products
- Nonfood Items
- Food Meant to be Eaten On-Site
- Hot Foods
- Vitamins and Medicines
Your Community, Your Food Guide
More Farmers’ Markets
The number of farmers’ markets accepting SNAP/EBT in the greater Seacoast region is growing! These farmers’ markets all accept SNAP benefits:
NHEASY: New Hampshire residents can apply for benefits online through the NH Department of Health and Human Services
Food For Thought: Eating Well on a Budget – For families with children between the ages of 2 and 8, from Sesame Street
Households can use SNAP EBT benefits (Food Stamps) to buy seeds and plants which produce food for the household to eat. Learn more from SNAPgardens.org
Support for this program is provided by Seacoast Area Teachers of Yoga in Action, the Thomas W. Haas Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, and a partnership with Wholesome Wave and the NH Food Bank.