Farmer's market coupons

Health Bucks | NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Food Caregiver

If you get SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits, you can get extra money for fresh fruits and vegetables. Every time you spend $5 of your SNAP benefits at a farmers market in NYC, you will get a $2 coupon that you can spend on fruits and vegetables.

Am I Eligible?

Anyone who currently receives SNAP benefits is eligible.

I'm Ready To Apply

You don’t need to apply to get Health Bucks if you get SNAP benefits.

  • For every $5 you spend at farmers markets using SNAP on an EBT card, you can automatically get $2 in Health Bucks
  • You may also get Health Bucks for taking part in certain workshops or demonstrations at farmers markets

How Can I Get Help?

Visit the Health Bucks website for more information

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Updated December 4, 2019