Double Up Food Bucks

Stretch your food dollars with Double Up Food Bucks.

Helping more families buy fresh, healthy food from local farmers is a simple yet powerful idea. Double Up matches the value of SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) when spent on fruits and vegetables with a financial benefit to local growers. What began in five Detroit farmers markets in 2009 grew into the first statewide healthy food incentive program and is now a national model for SNAP incentives.

Get more fruits and vegetables when you spend your SNAP Card dollars at participating Utah farmers markets. It’s easy with Double Up Food Bucks! For example, if you spend $10 from your Card at a participating farmers market, we give you another $10 to buy fresh fruits and veggies. 

DUFB is now managed by UFCU and the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) with support from Utahns Against Hunger (UAH) as part of the Utah Produce Incentive Collaborative (UPIC). SNAP-authorized Farmers Markets and farm stands in Utah are now invited to apply to participate in the 2018 Utah Double Up Food Bucks season, expected to run from June 1 – October 31.

How it works

It’s easy with Double Up Food Bucks.

Bring your SNAP EBT Card to the farmers market info booth before you shop. Market staff are there to help exchange SNAP dollars for farmers market tokens.

Buy any SNAP-eligible foods at the market with your EBT Card dollars.

 We’ll match what you spend with FREE Double Up Food Bucks – up to $10, every market day. 

Information provided by the Fair Food Network and Double Up Food

Farmers Market Manager Information

Farmers Markets can apply to receive funding to administer Double Up Food Bucks for the 2018 season. Applications will be accepted here from March 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018. Read the application guide, found here, for reference.

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