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A Guide to SNAP/EBT at Farmers’ Markets in North Carolina: Steps, Best Practices, and Resources

  • Who is it for?

    Farmers' market managers, farmers' market organizers, interested community members, and providers of technical assistance to farmers' markets in North Carolina.

  • How do you get it?

    This resource is distributed electronically and can be downloaded on this page.

  • How is it used?

    This comprehensive guide can be used to assist farmers' markets with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program / Electronic Benefit Transfer (SNAP/EBT) implementation.


A Guide to SNAP/EBT at Farmers' Markets in North Carolina: Steps, Best Practices and Resources explains in detail the process of implementing a system to redeem Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program/Electronic Benefit Transfer cards at farmers' markets in North Carolina. It is designed to give a realistic picture of what establishing, promoting, and sustaining a SNAP/EBT redemption system entails, and outlines the pros and cons of different systems and their costs. It also provides case examples from markets in North Carolina, and state-specific resources and contacts.

NC Farmers Markets' Comprehensive Guide for SNAP/EBT

For a quick overview, please refer to the Step-By-Step Handbook to Accept SNAP/EBT, Debit, and/or Credit Cards at your Farmers' Market.


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