Nourish Knoxville

SNAP & Double Up Food Bucks

SNAP stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the program formerly known as food stamps.
Nourish Knoxville accepts EBT/SNAP at all our markets through a token-based, centralized system. Visit the information booth at the farmers’ market to swipe your EBT card to use your SNAP dollars. You’ll receive SNAP tokens to spend with vendors at the market on any SNAP-eligible foods or food-producing plants.

Double Up Food Bucks is a SNAP-doubling program offered at farmers’ markets and grocers across the country. Nourish Knoxville offers DUFB at all our markets, as well as at partner locations across East Tennessee. Provided in partnership with the Fair Food Network.

How it works at farmers’ markets:

Customers bring their EBT card to the information booth at each market to swipe for tokens at their desired amount. These tokens can be spent on any SNAP-eligible foods at the market. The market will give the customer up to $20 per day in FREE tokens to be used on any fresh fruit or vegetable at the market. Get $10 in SNAP tokens, and you’ll get an additional $10. Swipe for $20, get $40! Tokens can be spent at any of the participating markets or farm stores and should be used by the end of the calendar year.

How it works at farm stores:

At check-out, customers can use their EBT card for SNA-eligible purchases. After paying, the store will give you up to $20 in matching DUFB tokens. The tokens can then be used on any fresh fruit or vegetable at the store or at participating farmers’ markets by the end of the calendar year.

Double Up Food Bucks is offered at these locations for 2019:

Knox County:

Market Square Farmers’ Market in downtown Knoxville
May – November
Every Wednesday 11am-2pm and Saturday 9am-2pm
December, Saturdays 10am-2pm

New Harvest Farmers’ Market at New Harvest Park in Northeast Knoxville
Mid-April – November
Every Thursday 3pm-6pm

Eastside Sunday Market at Dr. Walter Hardy Park in East Knoxville
June – September
Every Sunday 1pm-4pm

Funding provided by Truck2Table, Humana, and Three Rivers Market.

Unicoi County:

Erwin Farmers’ Market, corner of Tucker St and Main Ave, Erwin
July – September
Every Tuesday evening, 5pm-8pm

Union County:

Union County Farmers’ Market, 115 Wilson Ln, Maynardville
May – October
Every Saturday, 10am-1pm

Seven Springs Farm to Table, 1472 Highway 61 E, Maynardville
Open daily, year-round

This project is funded under a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee.

Partners

Funding for this website provided by the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program

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