Farmers' Markets Training Materials

Food Packages Training

WIC State-Developed Resources

Ever wonder how WIC cash value vouchers can be redeemed at farmers' markets? Looking to update your WIC Seniors and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP/FMNP) resources? Interested to see other State agencies’ applications, agreement forms, manuals and training materials? Check out these materials that cover:

  • Program Background
  • Coupon & Program Guidelines
  • Eligible and Non-eligible Foods
  • Accepting & Storing Coupons
  • Coupon Reimbursement
  • Civil Rights Compliance
  • Equitable Treatment of Recipients
  • Enrolling Markets & Vendors
  • Program Monitoring

Alabama's WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Farmer Training materials, including a manual, training module and agreement letter, and financial institution letter.

California’s Farm2WIC Toolkit created to help develop best practices to cultivate WIC customers and expand outreach strategies.

DC’s Farmer’s Guidebook as well as their Market Guide for participants and Guidance for Farmers’ Market Customers during COVID-19.

Indiana’s WIC and Senior FMNP Manual.

Maryland's Farmers’ Handbook (be sure to also check out their cookbook!)

Oregon WIC's Guide for Farmers and Farmers' Markets, flyers, and agreements as well as a seasonality chart for participants and information for banks and credit unions.

Vermont’s Farm to Family Market Manager Training and Farm Stand Training.

Washington WIC's staff tips for getting ready for a successful season, slides for educating participants on the FMNP benefit, an application, agreement, and training manual and other information for growers and markets, as well as additional resources, like a banking memo and brochures.

Looking for more on Farmers’ Markets?

Explore these resources you can use to educate participants on the benefits of Farmers’ Markets, which include a Farmers’ Market Directory to help participants find the markets closest to where they live, work and shop.

Learn more about the WIC FMNP and SFMNP, such as participating states and information useful when creating FMNP State Plans, and check out fact sheets for each program:

WIC FMNP Fact Sheet

SFMNP Fact Sheet

Ever been asked "what is that?" or "what do I do with that?" when it comes to certain produce? Your participants can get information fast by scanning FoodLink QR codes on fresh fruits and vegetables to learn more about them.

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Developed by: California WIC
Indiana WIC
Maryland WIC
Vermont WIC