Double Up Food Bucks

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 have 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 sponsorship:

Participating Double Up Food Bucks Sites

Local Markets


Ashe County Farmers Market
108 Blackstreet West Jefferson, NC 28694  (336)588-0348

Rutherford BARN
(Rutherford County Farmers Market)

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

Mars Hill Farmers and Artisans Market
50 College St. Mars Hill, NC 28754

Asheville City Market
Locations updated via Facebook page
(828) 348-0340

Online Sites

 

Patchwork Urban Farms
online site with drop-off sites – click logo above to link to site

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