Programs

Farmers Market ATMFree Market ATM

The market offers a fee-free market ATM located at the center of the market. Shoppers may use credit, debit and SNAP cards for tokens to use at the Takoma Park Farmers Market.

Federal Nutrition Benefit Program

The market is a proud supporter of federal nutrition benefit programs and believes in increasing access to fresh, healthy food. The market accepts the following benefits: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps); Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program; and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Assistance (Senior FMNP), and DC WIC.

Gleaning

Farmers at the Takoma Park market have a long tradition of donating perishable food at the close of the market to local organizations that serve the homeless and others in need.  Both the Shepherd’s Table and  Miriam’s Kitchen regularly pick up at the close of the market each Sunday.

Maryland Farmers Market Association

A statewide nonprofit, the MDFMA operates programs to provide access to healthy local food for all and improve the quality of and transparency at Maryland farmers markets. More info Here