Bonus dollars now available at Farmers Markets for some County residents

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Bonus dollars now available at Farmers Markets for some County residents

 BONUS DOLLARS NOW AVAILABLE AT FARMERS MARKETS

Across the County for those on SNAP, WIC and Seniors

 

Participants in any of the following programs now have extra incentive to purchase local food at farmer’s markets.

CNY Health Bucks: For every $5 spent at your local market and receive an extra $2 in health bucks. Good for up to $20 (receive $8 in health bucks).

Just Say Yes Health Bucks: Receive $2 coupons for attending an educational program at your local food pantry.

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP): Collect senior checks at the St. Lawrence County Office of Aging: 80 State Highway 310, Suite 7, Canton, NY. (315-386-4730).

Women Children Infants (WIC): Checks distributed at North Country Children’s Clinic: 3 Remington Ave, Canton, NY. (315-386-8128).

 

All of these benefits can be used to purchase only fresh fruits, vegetables or herbs St. Lawrence County farmer’s markets.

 

List of local Farmers’ Markets

 

Canton Farmers’ Market

Location: Village Green

Time: Tuesday & Friday, 9:00am-2pm

Dekalb Farmers’ Market

Location: Junction Building Supply Parking Lot

Time: Wednesday, 1:00pm-6pm 

Gouverneur Farmers’ Market

Location: Village Green

Time: Thursday, 9:00am-2pm

Hammond Famers’ Market

Location: Hammond Museum

Time: Wednesday, 3:30pm-7pm

Martin’s Farmstand Online Ordering. (Accepts SNAP+ Debit, but not incentives)

Online orders taken Monday-Wednesday. Pick ups on Thursday.

Location:

Massena Famers’ Market 

Location: Triple A Building Supply Parking Lot

Time: Thursday, 10:00am-5pm

Norwood Farmers’ Market Suspended for July, Opens August 3rd 

Location: Park Square

          Time: Monday, 10:00am-5pm

Ogdensburg GreenMarket

Closed for the season.

Potsdam Farmers’ Market

Location: Ives Park, Main St. Parking Lot     

Time: Saturday, 9:00am-2pm

Whitten Farm Mobile Market (Accepts SNAP + Debit but not the incentives)

Tuesday: Massena: 10:00-11am at Laurel Av. Senior Housing. Noon-2pm at Alcoa (Back Gate). 3:00pm-5pm Massena Memorial Hospital.

Wednesday: Potsdam: 12pm-1:30pm Mayfield Senior Apts on May Rd. 2:30pm-4:30pm at Canton Potsdam Hospital.

Friday: 10:00am-11am at Assisted Living LBSH on 32 South Church St. in Brasher Falls. 4:00pm-6:00pm at 211 Park St. in Tupper Lake.

 

 

 

GardenShare is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to solve hunger in St. Lawrence County through policy advocacy work and by strengthening the food systems to benefit all County residents.

 

GardenShare

PO Box 516, Canton, NY 13617

(315) 261-8054

gardenshare.org