FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Double SNAP Dollars can be redeemed for fruits and vegetables, herbs, and mushrooms. If you’re interested in starting your own garden, you can also redeem them for garden seeds and starter plants grown by your local farmers.
SNAP can buy most kinds of foods including fruits and vegetables, meats, poultry, fish, bread and grains, dairy products, snack foods, and non-alcoholic beverages. SNAP can also buy seeds and plants for growing your own garden.
Currently Double SNAP Dollars are accepted at 23 farmers markets, 1 retail grocery store, and 2 CSAs. For participating sites check out our locations map.
There is no application process. If you receive SNAP benefits you automatically get Double SNAP too! At the farmer’s market, just visit the market information booth to swipe your EBT card to get tokens, or ask a cashier at the grocery store to earn your Double SNAP at check out.
At farmers markets, the program is open during operating hours during the normal seasonal dates the farmers market is running. At grocery stores, the program runs year-round.
Yes, other SNAP eligible items will ring up at regular price, and DSD eligible items will be matched $1 for $1, up to $20.
Yes, a limit of $20 per day, per customer.
No, coupons, vouchers, and tokens do not have cash value. Additionally, cash and change can not be given for partially used DSD currency.
Tokens for farmers markets do not generally expire year-to-year. Tokens not redeemed during the market season can still be redeemed the next year. Coupons and vouchers are marked with expiration dates.
This program is aimed at helping those disproportionately affected by food insecurity, particularly children and families.
DSD is a grant-funded program and supports the maximum number of locations that funding allows.
No, currently only SNAP/EBT users are eligible for this program.
Yes, but the DSD can only be redeemed at the same participating retailer location.
Yes! If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities, contact Ian Finch, CFAC’s Food Access Program Manager at [email protected].