SNAP recipients can receive up to $30 match on produce at six Houston-area farmers markets 

carrots at farmers market
Urban Harvest is offering a $30 match for SNAP recipients at participating farmers markets. (Courtesy Tyler Horne/Urban Harvest)

Urban Harvest is offering a $30 match for SNAP recipients at participating farmers markets. (Courtesy Tyler Horne/Urban Harvest)

Six area farmers markets are allowing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program customers to double their spending power.

Local nonprofit Urban Harvest’s Double Up Houston program is now offering a $30 spending match at areas farmers markets for those who receive benefits through SNAP or the pandemic-specific P-SNAP.

Urban Harvest will match expenses up to $30 to double customers’ spending abilities. New customers can also receive a $5 coupon.

Customers can use Lonestar or Electronic Benefit Transfer cards to qualify for the match program; they can then apply the match to in-person purchases or online pickup orders from the farmers markets.

The promotion applies at the following Houston farmers markets.

Blodgett Urban Gardens

3216 Blodgett St., Houston

Sat. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Hope Farms

10401 Scott St., Houston

Sat. 9 a.m.-noon

Pickup and drive-thru only

Finca Tres Robles

257 Greenwood Drive, Houston

Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Wed. 2-7 p.m.

Pickup and drive-thru only


Northeast Community Farmers Market

LBJ Hospital, 5425 Troost St., Houston

Sat. 9-11 a.m. (first and third Saturdays only)

Drive-thru only


Plant It Forward Farms

4030 Willowbend Blvd., Houston

Tue. 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Preorder and home delivery only


Urban Harvest Farmers Market

2752 Buffalo Speedway, Houston

Sat. 8 a.m-noon

Pickup and drive-thru available


By Emma Whalen
Emma is Community Impact Newspaper's Houston City Hall reporter. Previously, she covered public health, education and features for several Austin-area publications. A Boston native, she is a former student athlete and alumna of The University of Texas at Austin.


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