The SNAP Card is welcome at every OC Market, year-round. Visit the Market’s Information Booth to have your SNAP card swiped and purchase any amount of market tokens for no charge. The $1 SNAP tokens are used to buy any EBT (SNAP) eligible market products.
The SNAP Match Program. (Year-Round).
Purchase $6 of market tokens with your SNAP Card, receive an extra $6 in coupons once per market day, per card. The 3 X $2 ‘Double Up Food Bucks’ coupons are good for fresh produce, cut herbs, mushrooms, dried beans, nuts and vegetable plant starts! The coupons and tokens do not expire and are good at any Oregon City Farmers Market. The 2018 Match is sponsored by Oregon City Rotary Club Foundation, the Rosemary Sweet Foundation and by smaller donations from local businesses: Thrive Yoga, Richard Ahyou DMD and Buels Impressions, plus many generous donations collected at the market from our customers.
The SNAP To It! Program. (Every second Saturday of the month, June through October).
SNAP customers can receive an extra $5 free (as well as the $6 in matching coupons), and learn how to get the most nutrition from local foods and how to prepare simple meals. The SNAP To It! Program is sponsored by OSU Extension (Clackamas)
SSNAP Customers sign up by 9.15am and can purchase tokens. Starting at 9:30 am, shoppers have a market tour led by a nutrition educator. Local farmers share the history of their farms, what they grow, tips for proper storage, and recipe ideas. Following the tour is a chef’s demo and tasting, recipes are provided. After the demo (approx. 10:30 AM), SNAP shoppers receive an insulated shopping bag, calculator, nutrition handouts, recipes, and an additional FIVE dollars in market tokens!
SNAP To It! dates are: June 9, July 14, Aug 11, Sept 8, Oct 13.