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Credit / Debit / EBT

Shoppers can enjoy the convenience of using their credit, debit, and EBT cards at the Maple Grove Farmers Market.  No more stopping at the ATM or bank before your visit. 

Come by the Markemarket_info_booth.jpgt Info Trailer, and we'll get you all set up with  tokens good towards your market purchases.

Through the acceptance of credit/debit/EBT we are able to connect more customers with our vendors who offer fresh, homegrown produce as well as farmstead and specialty products.  Shoppers can feel good about the foods they serve their family as well as support small growers and producers.  It's a win-win!

 



How to use your credit/debit card at the Maple Grove Farmers Market.

Credit/Debit

  • Visa, MasterCard and Discover accepted.
  • Swipe credit or debit cards at the Market Info Trailer.
  • $20 minimum swipe.
  • Market tokens givenbuying_veggies_2.JPG in $5 denominations to use at vendor booths.
  • No expiration on the tokens.
  • Change can be given by the vendors.


EBT

Acceptance of SNAP and use of EBT (electronic benefits transfer) at farmers markets is a growing trend in Minnesota.   SNAP stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as food stamps).

How to use your SNAP benefits/EBT card at the Maple Grove Farmers Market.

  • Stop by the Market Info Trailer.
  • Swipe EBT card to purchase market tokens.
  • No minimum swipe.
  • EBT tokens are in $1 denominations.  
  • No expiration on the tokens.
  • Participating vendors have a sign posted at their booth.
  • Vendors cannot give change.


Eligible items include fruits, vegetables, plants that produce food, meat, poultry, cheese, maple and honey products, breads, jams, sauces, and more.

To determine your eligibility for SNAP, call The MN Food HelpLine at 1-888-711-1151.