An overall total of $782 has been spent on farmer's market produce by area families and individuals relying on EBT.
There are 299 Farmers' Markets in Wisconsin. Of those 299, only 57 are SNAP-authorized and stand out as unique for their ability to accept forms of payment other than cash or check. The newest of those 57 is right here in Fond du Lac.
Starting in May, the Fond du Lac Farmer's Market was accepting not only credit and debit cards, but also Electronic Balance Transfers (EBT). This marks a definite step towards healthier lives of the citizens utilizing EBT, as well as a reduction in stigma surrounding the use of these benefits.
Formerly known as FoodStamps, EBT is the way individuals access ...