Real Life, Good Food

Farmers markets


Farmers markets can help you eat healthy on a budget.



Explore the resources below to find a local farmers market, learn about SNAP/EBT and Market Bucks at farmers markets, and make the most of your farmers market shopping experience.

To find a complete list of Minnesota farmers markets, use the Minnesota Grown Directory.

SNAP/EBT at the farmers market

Many farmers markets in Minnesota accept SNAP/EBT. You can view SNAP/EBT map on the Hunger Solutions site. Want to find out how you use SNAP/EBT at a farmer’s market, how much to spend, and what farmers market purchases are allowable? Check out this resource on using EBT cards at farmers markets.

Market bucks

SNAP/EBT customers can triple their purchasing power at participating farmers markets. Every $1 of SNAP/EBT benefits spent is matched by $1 in Market Bucks  and $1 in Produce Market bucks— up to $10 every time a customer visits the market! Hunger Solutions Minnesota administers the program and has flyers and brochures available on their website.

The Twin Cities Mobile Market — a grocery store on wheels that brings fresh produce, meat, and groceries to 25 locations throughout the Twin Cities — also accepts SNAP/EBT and offers Market Bucks. See when it will be in your neighborhood.

Getting the most out of farmers markets

Shopping at farmers markets is very beneficial to both individuals and Minnesota communities. Find out more on seven reasons to shop at Minnesota farmers markets.

Learn more about best practices for shopping farmers markets during these difficult times with COVID-19 from the Minnesota Farmers' Market Association.

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