We are excited to offer SNAP Tech Support, a program that offers guidance, advice, and resources for Florida farmer, farmers markets and local produce aggregators interested in accepting SNAP benefits (formerly known as food stamps).
If you’re interested in growing your customer base, increasing your sales, expanding access to healthy foods, and strengthening your local community and farms, then accepting SNAP as a payment option might be right for you!
Steps to SNAP/EBT Acceptance at Your O
3. Check out our SNAP/EBT Authorization and Implementation Guide for Farm-direct Outlets
4. Apply for SNAP Authorization using this Application Guidance.
Farmers and farmers markets can request assistance from MarketLink to help fill out their SNAP Authorization application over the phone. Schedule time with one of their representatives here.
5. Decide on EBT Equipment, this spreadsheet has the cost breakdown of trusted providers as well as guidance on choosing the EBT equipment that is best for your outlet.
Free EBT equipment is available for farmers and farmers market through MarketLink, more information here.
6. Want to increase the purchasing power of SNAP? Apply to be a Fresh Access Bucks partner! If you are a farmers market, farm stand, CSA, and/or mobile market click here to apply, or if you are a retail outlet click here to apply.
If you are having issues with your SNAP authorization application and have questions for the USDA Food and Nutrition Services, useful phone numbers can be found here.
Contact Heather Henderson at (347) 773-8410 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance with accepting SNAP at your outlet or more information.