The Ecology Center currently has grant funding to assist farmers' markets across California in becoming authorized to accept CalFresh EBT.
By providing one-on-one training, technical assistance, tools, templates, and materials, we have assisted hundreds of market in becoming CalFresh EBT accessible. We can help you too, and it's free! We can assist with:
- FNS application
- Obtaining a FREE wireless Point of Sale device
- Ordering and purchasing scrip
- Bookkeeping and accounting tools
- Market staffing and redemption models
- Print-ready outreach materials and press release templates
- Free at-market signage
- Listing on the Farmers' Market Finder
- Incentive programs like Market Match
The process for a farmers' market is easy. Contact us anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org or (510) 925-4001 to get started!