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Produce Plus Program

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Produce Plus is a locally-funded farmers’ market incentive program designed to increase access to healthy and nutritious food options for income-eligible District residents, as well as, to promote the presence and benefits of Farmers’ Markets, with the ultimate goal of improving public health outcomes.

  • What are the benefits?  Between June and September, eligible DC residents will be able to receive up to $20 per week in fresh, local produce at farmers’ markets throughout the area.  (2 visits per week.  $10 per visit.)
  • Who is eligible for the program? Anyone with DC residence (usually confirmed with a government ID such as a drivers license) who has an ID card from any of the following: SNAP, Medicaid, TANF, Medicare QMB, WIC, the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, or SSI Disability.
  • Which farmers and markets participate in Produce Plus?  Details, including market locations and hours, are available at dcgetfresh.com.

For additional information, contact,

Michael Segal
Healthful Food Access Coordinator
(202) 442-5874
[email protected]

or

Call or email the Produce Plus hotline at (202) 888-4834 or [email protected]

 

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