What is a Farmer’s
About the EBT Program Market?
Missouri farmers’ markets across the Farmers’ markets are a public market
state are accepting debit cards and where farmers sell produce directly to
electronic food stamps this summer consumers, usually outdoors.
making it easier for people to buy local
at Farmers’ Markets
produce, cheeses, homemade breads
and pies and a variety of other local
Missouri made products this season.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture
is placing wireless Point of Sale (POS)
terminals in eligible farmers’ markets to
assist in providing Missourians the Missouri Department of
opportunity to purchase fresh local
produce with foods stamps, debit
cards, and credit cards. This new
improvement to the markets were due 1616 Missouri Blvd.
to a Specialty Crop Block Grant through Jefferson City, MO 65109
the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Toll Free Phone: (866) 466-8283
Agriculture Marketing Service program.
Experience the Freshness
How To Use Your EBT Farmers’ Market EBT
Card at Missouri Markets Locations Include:
Missouri farmers’ markets and
farm stands across the state Boone County Farmers’ Market Pony Express Farmers’ Market
are now making it more
• Columbia, MO • St. Joseph, MO
accessible for Food Stamp
recipients to purchase fresh City Market Richard’s Produce
and affordable local produce
• Kansas City, MO • Festus, MO
throughout the season.
Columbia Farmers’ Market Sedalia Area Farmers’ Market
1. Just take your Electronic Benefits Transfer
(EBT) card to the market information table • Columbia, MO • Sedalia, MO
at any of these markets or look for vendors
Fair Grove Farmers’ Market Simpsons Family Farm
that have signs that read: “We take EBT
here”. • Fair Grove, MO • Mountain Grove Farmers’ Market -
Mountain Grove, MO
2. The market master should be at the Fassnight Creek Farm
information table and will ask you how Soulard Farmers’ Market
• Greater Springfield Farmers’
much you want to spend. Your card will be
swiped and you will receive tokens for the
Market - Springfield, MO • St. Louis, MO
amount charged. Gateway Greening Webb City Farmers’ Market
3. Spend tokens can be spent on any food • Maplewood Farmers’ Market - • Webb City, MO
item except hot and prepared foods. Maplewood, MO and Tower Grove
4. The tokens can also be spent on edible Farmers’ Market—Tower Grove, MO
plants like herbs or plants that produce
Greater Polk County Farmers’ Market
food like tomatoes.
Vendors are unable to give change for EBT • Bolivar, MO
tokens. If your purchase requires change, you Green’s Garden For directions to any farmers’
can pay the whole dollars in tokens and the market, please contact the
change in cash. • Patton, MO Missouri Department of
North City Farmers’ Market Agriculture.
If you have questions, ask the vendor or
the market master. • North City, MO Toll Free Phone: 866-466-8283