For a three-year period [beginning April 1, 2017] MA HIP will match SNAP recipients’ purchases of local fruits and vegetables at participating local Farmers’ Markets, Farm Stands, Mobile Markets & CSA [Community Supported Agriculture] farm share programs. Spend your SNAP dollars on farm-fresh fruits and vegetables at participating HIP retailers and have the amount of your purchase instantly added back to your EBT card!
The Needham Farmers’ Market on Sundays, 12 noon – 4 p.m. in front of Needham Town Hall is a participating location. Click here to find other locations.
Your monthly benefit depends on your household size. 1-2 family members can earn up to $40 per month; 3-5 members $60, and households with 6 or more members can earn up to $80.