Farmers Market Coupons

The BC Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Program provides provincial wide funding for lower-income families and seniors to shop at their local Farmers’ Market. The Harvest Market Program facilitates this provincial initiative through fundraising, application intake and coupon distribution.

Families and seniors who are successful in their application to the program will be provided with a 22 week supply of coupons which they can exchange for food items at the Salt Spring Island Tuesday Farmers’ Market.

If you consider yourself a lower income family or senior and need assistance buying fresh produce, please fill out an application form.  There are a limited number of spots available and applications are chosen by lottery. 

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You will be contacted if a position is available for you and/or your family.

Coupons can be spent at any Tuesday Market farm booth to purchase fresh produce, cut herbs, meat, eggs, and cheese.  The purpose of the program is to promote cooking at home using healthier food choices and therefore no preserves, breads, plants, honey or flowers are eligible for purchase.

After coupons are exchanged for products, the farmers’ market manager reimburses the market vendors with the cash value of the coupons received.

The program is an initiative of the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets in with SSI Tuesday market. The program is supported by community donations, the Province of British Columbia and a generous SSI Community Services donor.