Double Up Food Bucks

Double Up Food Bucks

Iowa ranks 50th in the nation in fruit and vegetable consumption and over 380,000 Iowans rely on federal food assistance.  The Double Up Food Bucks Incentive Program makes it easier for low-income Iowans to eat fresh fruits and vegetables while supporting family farmers and growing local economies.  

Farmers Market

Farmers get a financial boost

Farmers get new customers, sell more produce, and make more money.

Locally Grown

Families have healthier choices

SNAP shoppers buy more fresh fruits and vegetables, supporting better health outcomes.

Local Economies Thrive

Local economies thrive

More food dollars stay in the local economy.

How it Works

1 Info Bring your SNAP EBT Card to the farmers market office or info booth before you shop. Market staff are there to help.
2 Buy Buy any SNAP-eligible foods at the market with your EBT Card dollars.
3 Shop We’ll match what you spend with FREE Double Up Food Bucks – up to $10, every market day. 

Double Up Food Bucks Locations