Double Up Food Bucks Springfield

Double Up Food Bucks allows SNAP users to double their SNAP dollars, up to $25 per market day, on the purchase of fresh produce at Springfield farmers’ markets. This allows you and your family to get twice the amount of fruits and vegetables. This program supports healthy eating, local farmers, and the local economy. Community Partnership provides program oversight and coordination of Double Up Food Bucks Springfield. Double Up is a national program through the Fair Food Network and is funded through a USDA Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program grant.


Double Up Food Bucks Springfield Market Locations

Frequently Asked Questions

Who qualifies for Double Up?

Anyone receiving SNAP/EBT benefits is automatically eligible for the program.


How does the program work?

Each farmers’ market has a Market Hub where EBT card benefits can be exchanged for tokens to be used on any eligible SNAP items at the market. When you swipe your EBT card, you will receive a matching amount of Double Up Food Bucks tokens, up to $25 per market day, that can be applied towards the purchase of fresh produce.


Where can I use Double Up tokens?

Tokens received at any Springfield farmers’ market can be redeemed at any one of the three markets located in Springfield.


When are the markets open?

For the most up-to-date market hours, please visit the above links to the markets’ social media pages.


What can I buy at the farmers’ market?

SNAP market tokens can be used on any eligible SNAP items, such as meat, dairy, produce, eggs, and bread. Double Up tokens may be used on fresh fruits and vegetables, or on vegetable seedlings.


Is there a limit to how much I can spend each market day?

There is no limit on the amount of SNAP benefits you can use with your EBT card. Double Up Food Bucks tokens are limited to a maximum dollar match of $25 per market day.


I’m not a SNAP recipient, so how can I participate in the program?

To check on your eligibility for the SNAP program or to apply for benefits, please visit Apply for Snap or call 855-373-4636 for more information.


Does this program match WIC benefits?

No, this program only matches the SNAP program benefits on their EBT card.


How will I know which vendors accept Double Up tokens at the market?

Most vendors that sell fresh fruits and vegetables will accept Double Up tokens, but there will also be signs posted at market stalls to help customers identify vendors. If unsure, please feel free to ask!