Double the impact of your budget while buying direct from farmers!
When you spend $10 in 3SquaresVT benefits at a participating farmers market, you'll receive $10 in Crop Cash to purchase fruits, vegetables, herbs, and culinary seeds and plant starts! This means $10 In 3SquaresVT buys $20 in local food!
Anyone who receives 3SquaresVT/SNAP benefits is automatically eligible to get Crop Cash at a farmers market—there is no additional application for this program.
3SquaresVT, also known as SNAP/EBT (formerly known as food stamps) helps limited-income individuals and families buy the food they need. Benefits are generally provided on a card that functions like a debit card, and are accepted at most grocery stores and many farmer’s markets. Here is a list of food items that SNAP/EBT can buy. For more information and assistance applying for 3SquaresVT benefits, visit the Vermont Foodbank website.
*Get even more Crop Cash! August 1st, 2022, through April 30th, 2023, you will receive $20 in Crop Cash for every $10 of SquaresVT benefits you use!