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Double Up Food Bucks program begins again July 1
Double Up Food Bucks program begins again July 1

A program aimed at helping low income families eat healthier is back for another season.

Double Up Food Bucks runs July 1 through October 31, 2013.  Participating markets will match the amount spent by shoppers using a SNAP Bridge Card.  The maximum match is $20 per day, and shoppers do not need to use their Double Up Food Bucks the same day they get them.

In West Michigan, participating farm markets include:

  • Ada Farmers’ Market (7239 Thornapple Dr.)
  • Byron Farmers’ Market* (84th & Byron Center, Byron Center)
  • Downtown Market Grand Rapids (435 Ionia St. SW)
  • Fulton Street Farmers’ Market* (1147 East Fulton St.)
  • Greenville Farmer’s Market (1325 W. Washington, Veteran’s Park)
  • Healthy Street Farmers’ Market (431 Cass Ave. SE, Grand Rapids)
  • Holland Farmers’ Market (150 W. 8th St.)
  • Hudsonville Farmers’ Market (3302 Prospect St.)
  • Metro Health Farmers’ Market* (5900 Byron Center Ave., Wyoming)
  • Muskegon Farmers’ Market (700 Yuba St.)
  • Newaygo County Farmers Market (28 State St.)
  • Plainfield Township Farmers’ Market* (4411 Plainfield Ave. NE)
  • South East Area Farmers’ Market –Gerald Ford* (851 Madison Ave. SE, Grand Rapids)
  • South East Area Farmers Market* (334 Burton St. SE, Kentwood)
  • Sparta Farmers’ Market* (73 N. Union St.)
  • Spectrum Health Farmers’ Market* (100 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids)
  • Sweetwater Local Foods Market (6401 Harvey St., Muskegon)
  • YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids Farmers’ Market (475 Lake Michigan Dr. NW, Grand Rapids)
  • YMCA Veggie Van* (schedule available at www.grymca.org/outreach.)

*uses electronic system.

For more information on the Double Up Food Bucks program, click here.