Farmers Market Food Assistance
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Farmers Market Food Assistance

Participants of the Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Program and recipients of food assistance (SNAP) can get special benefits at Boulder County Farmers Markets.


Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) participants can ask WIC staff for Farmers Market vouchers. These vouchers can be used to buy fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, cheese, and eggs.


Clients receiving food assistance (Food Assistance) can use their EBT card at the Boulder County Farmers Market to get SNAP bucks to purchase EBT-eligible foods. For every dollar withdrawn from a SNAP account, SNAP recipients will receive Double Up Food Bucks (up to $20) which can be used to buy fresh fruits and vegetables.

Look for the information tent at the Boulder, Lafayette, and Longmont Farmers Markets to get started.

How it Works

Learn more about how Double Up Food Bucks works.

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Boulder County Farmers Markets

Hours & Locations

Learn More About Boulder County Farmers Markets

Visit or call 303-910-2236.

Double Up Food Bucks at the Farmers Market

Look for the information tent at the Boulder, Lafayette, and Longmont Farmers Markets to get started.

Benefits of Farmers Market Produce

  • Farmers market produce is more nutritious. As soon as fruits and vegetables are picked, they start to lose some of their vitamins.
  • Fruits and vegetables from the farmers market taste better because they are allowed to ripen on the plant, rather than in the store.
  • Buying from the local farmers market helps to support small family farmers. Buying directly from farmers reduces costs to them and helps them continue growing healthy, nutritious food for our community.

Learn Which Nutritious Produce Is in Season in Colorado

Colorado Crop Calendar

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

To learn more about preparing healthy meals, shopping on a budget, and planning meals, sign up for a class with EFNEP. For more information, call Maria Aldaba at 303-678-6382.

Learn how to prepare healthy affordable food with this Eat Well on $4/Day Cookbook.

Learn more about Double Up Colorado.

Special Events at the Boulder Market

Market Walks

Learn about vendors, the history of the Boulder County Farmers Market, and how to use SNAP benefits at the market.

Market Walks are held on the 1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th Wednesday from 5:15 – 5:45 p.m. through September 27.

Cooking Matters

Attend a discussion and learn how to shop smarter and healthier on a budget.

Cooking Matters talks are held from 5:15 – 6:00 p.m. on the following dates:

  • June 21
  • July 19
  • August 16
  • September 20

Advanced registration is recommended.

Market walks & talks start at the community resource tent at the Boulder market.

Register or Ask a Question