Additional Programs

WIC Project FRESH

Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) is a United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service program that provides WIC clients with fresh, unprepared, locally grown fruits and vegetables with the goal of expanding the awareness, use of and sales at farmers markets.  In Michigan, the Women Infant and Children (WIC) program is administered by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and is called WIC Project FRESH. WIC clients receive coupons worth $5.00 each that they can spend with any vendor and/or farmers market that has a contract to accept the coupons for fresh, Michigan-grown produce.

For Market Managers and Community Partners

To accept WIC Project FRESH at your farmers market, contact Lissa Smith before April 1st of each year at (517) 335-8901. Additional Information is available at the Department of Community Health website.

For WIC Project Fresh Recipients

For more information on how to receive these benefits, visit your local WIC office.

To find a farmers market that accepts these benefits, visit the Find a Farmers Market page.


Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is a United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service program that provides seniors with fresh, unprepared, locally grown fruits and vegetables with the goal of expanding the awareness, use of and sales at farmers markets. At the national level, this program is called the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program.  In Michigan, this program is administered by the Office of Services to the Aging and is called Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH. Eligible seniors receive coupons worth $2.00 each that they can spend with any vendor and/or farmers market that has a contract to accept the coupons for fresh, Michigan grown produce.

For more information about the Market FRESH program, please visit www.michigan.gov/marketfresh.

For Market Managers and Community Partners

To accept Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH at your farmers market, contact Sherri King at (517) 373-4064 or visit the website at www.michigan.gov/marketfresh.

For Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH Recipients

For more information on how to receive these benefits, visit www.michigan.gov/marketfresh to find the distributing agency in your county.

To find a farmers market that accepts these benefits, visit the Find a Farmers Market page.


Double Up Food Bucks

Learn more about the Double Up Food Bucks program.