The Columbia Valley Food Bank has partnered up with the BC Farmer’s Market Association to provide clients with $21 worth of coupons (7 X $3 coupons) weekly to spend at the Farmers Market on Wednesday evenings.
This program is supported by the Province of British Columbia and the Provincial Health Services Authority.
How the Program Works
The Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program (FMNCP) is a healthy eating initiative that supports farmers’ markets and strengthens food security across British Columbia. Community partner organizations provide coupons to lower-income families, pregnant people and seniors participating in their food literacy programs. Coupons can be spent at all BCAFM member farmers’ markets that participate in the FMNCP, and can be used to purchase vegetables, fruits, nuts, eggs, dairy, cut herbs, meat and fish.
Each household enrolled in the program is eligible to receive a minimum of $21/week in coupons. The program runs throughout the summer months when produce is most abundant across the province. In 2021, coupons can be used at any participating BC Farmers’ Market from June 12th – December 11th
To find out how it works, continue reading here.
To enroll in this programs to receive your coupons, please contact us here.