The Leavenworth Farmers Market
Leavenworth, Kansas "Fresh and Local to You!"
Double Up Food Bucks Program


Double Up Food Bucks


Through the Double Up Food Bucks Program the Leavenworth Farmers Market offers an incentive for SNAP participants.

Double your SNAP dollars and buy more fresh fruits and vegetables with Double Up Food Bucks at the Leavenworth Farmers Market!

Double Up Food Bucks is a SNAP matching program that helps low-income families eat more healthy food and supports local farmers.





Get more fruits & vegetables when you use your EBT card at the Leavenworth Farmers Market!

It’s easy with Double Up Food Bucks to stretch your food dollars for more fruits and vegetables at the market.

See below for how it works:



Bring your SNAP EBT Card to the farmers market office or info booth before you shop. Market staff are there to help.

 

Buy any SNAP-eligible foods at the market with your EBT Card dollars.

 

We’ll match every dollar you spend with FREE Double Up Food Bucks – up to $25, every market day. Use them right away or later on to buy locally grown fruits & vegetables.

 
 

The picture below illustrates elligible food items for EBT Dollars and Double Up Food Bucks





The Double Up Food Bucks program is funded by a $2.9 million USDA Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive grant and $2.9 million in matching funds from private foundations and local governments, for a total of $5.8 million. Over the next three years, coalition partners will expand Double Up to 68 farmers markets and 117 grocery stores in the Kansas City and St. Louis metro areas, eastern Kansas, and central and southwest Missouri. The Double Up Heartland Coalition is led by the Mid-America Regional Council; Cultivate Kansas City; Douglas County, Kansas; the East-West Gateway Council of Governments in St. Louis; and the Fair Food Network.