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EBT Cards at Farmer Markets

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EBT Cards accepted at Farmer Markets


IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMEMT:

If your farmers market or direct-marketing farmer who has been impacted by the recent news of Novo Dia Group ending their MarketLink, Mobile Market Plus solutions, please contact our offices for solutions.

We have 24 years experience in providing solutions and are one of the preferred vendors with the FMC (Farmers’ Market Coalition) organization as well as USDA FNS offices and may other states and affiliates.  For the past 15 we have specialized in farmers market wireless solutions.

We have hands on working solutions to help you make the transaction.  No we do not have, nor can we offer the Novo Dia solutions – actually no one can, but we can help you with reasonable solutions or possibly point you to funding resources if we are are aware of them in your area.

Novo Dia Group has stated that it will cease operations on July 31, 2018.  “National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs (NAFMNP) has stepped in to ease the transition by agreeing to support Novo Dia for 30 more days.” (as of this update 7/22/2018.)

Please don’t wait it takes time to get your application and account setup.  If you feel we can help, please call now 1-800-313-5198 (office hours 9 AM to 5 pm EST however we will cal you back after hours.)

Best wishes. Kim Lyons, President Merchant Resource Center, Inc. dba:  MerchantSource®

Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program —  SNAP

Farmers market vendors are growing the demand for Wireless EBT processing.

State EBT (now called SNAP) programs have become very popular and are being used to promote healthier eating by the offering the opportunity for consumers to purchase fresh produce from local farmers markets. By purchasing produce locally, it helps to grow the economy locally. More citzens will have increased access to farm-fresh food at selected farmers markets this season.

Become a SNAP Retailer:

USDA/Food & Nutrition Services is the federal agency that issues merchants their FNS number. As of Oct.  1, 2008, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the new name for the Federal Food Stamp Program.

Any retailer that would like to accept food stamp benefits (EBT) must be licensed to participate in the Food Stamp Program.

If you want to accept SNAP (formerly called EBT) Food Stamps as a form of payment from your customers, read on.

Click here to apply thrugh the USDA FNS  SNAP-EBT Application.

If you do not currently have a credit/debit/EBT card processing terminal and wish to participate in our wireless or terminal program please contact our offices at 1-800-313-5198. Our full merchant services program is required to process all transitions through one terminal.