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Farmer's Market Nutrition Program

Farmer's Market Nutrition Program 
Update: July 13, 2023 - Benefit Issuance Has Begun
WIC and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP and SFMNP) benefit checks have been mailed to our distribution agencies.  Please contact your nearest distribution agency to apply for benefits: 
 
Welcome to the 2023 WIC and Senior Famers’ Market Nutrition Programs.  These programs are federally funded with the goal of increasing the awareness, use of, and sales at local farmers’ markets as well as provide fresh, unprepared, Alaska grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs to our low-income seniors (age 60+) and WIC participants.  Senior benefits also include honey as an approved food.  Eligible applicants are issue checks on a first come first serve basis to purchase produce from authorized farmers.

How do I apply?

Applications are accepted at participating WIC and Senior Agencies in areas of the state where there are authorized farmers.  To find out more information on how to apply as a senior, please visit our Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition webpage. To apply for the WIC program, please visit our WIC eligibility page. If you have questions please email doh.dpa.wic.vendor@alaska.gov or call 907-465-3100.

If you or someone you know is an interested in being an authorized farmer, see below:


For Farmers:

For Markets:


Click on the link that applies to your need:

Learn more about using Farmer's Market vouchers for kids:

“Jen Marie and Paisley” - Using WIC at Farmer’s Markets



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