Stretch your SNAP/EBT dollars with Double Up Food Bucks.

Get more fresh fruits and vegetables when you spend your SNAP/EBT dollars on locally grown produce at the French Broad Food Co-Op or the West Village Market & Deli. It’s easy with Double Up Food Bucks! For example, if you spend $20 with your SNAP/EBT card on local produce in one of the participating stores, we’ll match you another $20 to spend on any fresh produce in our store, up to $20 matching per customer per day! Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) matching dollars can be spent that same day or saved up for a different day for up to one year! Please a see store employee for more details and to sign up for the Double Up Food Bucks program.

 

Background of the DUFB Program: Valuing Community Health and Prosperity

The Fair Food Network developed the Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) program in Detroit Michigan in 2009, and after expanding the program to farmers’ markets, corner stores, grocery stores, and CSAs in 20 states has demonstrated results across the board: low-income shoppers access and eat more healthy food, local farmers gain new customers and sell more produce, and more food dollars stay in the local economy. For more information about the Fair Food Network, visit their website here. For more information about the local DUFB program, contact Abby Holmes at abby@mountainwise.org.

Thank you to the following partners for your support and sponsoring the DUFB program:

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Follow us as we continue expanding DUFB across WNC!

Participating sites in the Double Up Food Bucks Program

French Broad Food Co-op

90 Biltmore Ave. Downtown Asheville, NC | (828) 255-7650

www.frenchbroadfood.coop

West Village Market & Deli

771 Haywood Rd. West Asheville, NC | (828) 225-4949

www.westvillagemarket.com

Haywood’s Historic Farmers Market

250 Pigeon St. Waynesville, NC 28786 | (828) 356-5498

www.waynesvillefarmersmarket.com

Jackson County Farmer’s Market 

110 Railroad Ave. Sylva, NC 28779 | (828) 393-5236

https://jacksoncountyfarmersmarket.org/

Transylvania Farmers’ Market

190 East Main St. Brevard, NC 28712 | (828)548-0660

https://www.transylvaniafarmersmarket.com/

Ashe County Farmers Market 

108 Blackstreet West Jefferson, NC 28694 | (336)588-0348

http://www.ashefarmersmarket.com/

Rutherfod BARN (Rutherford County Farmers Market) 

172 Park Square Forest City, NC 28043 | (843) 597-3465

https://www.facebook.com/rcncfarmersmarket

Mars Hill Farmers and Artisans Market

50 College St. Mars Hill, NC 28754

http://marshillmarket.org/

Asheville City Market

Locations updated via Facebook page | (828) 348-0340

https://www.facebook.com/AshevilleCityMarket/ 

Online Sites

Patchwork Urban Farms | online site with drop-off sites found by visiting website below

https://www.patchworkalliance.com/

DOUBLE UP FOOD BUCKS RESOURCES:

TIME: Why Food Could Be the Best Medicine of All

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