Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Tue, Sept 16th Meeting in Sarasota County for Free EBT Program to Farmers Market venders

Hello, members and supporters of the SW FL Small Farmers Network (SWFSFN).  This is your friendly reminder of tomorrow, Tue, Sept 16th, meeting for a free program of EBT machines and service to venders of farmers markets that was announce in our SWFSFN Yahoo Group and regional Extension offices.  Here are the details below and as an attachment . . .  Please, forward this email to anyone who may be interested . . .



SNAP EBT Farmer’s Market Sign-Up Event

A collaborative effort between USDA/FNS, MarketLink,

& State Agencies for Agriculture and SNAP


Fruitville Public Library

100 Coburn Road

Sarasota, FL


Wednesday, September 16, 2015

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


A win/win for Farmer’s Markets and Direct Marketing Farmers:

Increased customer base

Increased economic benefits for you and your communities

Healthy and nutritious options for SNAP recipients

Find out if you qualify for FREE wireless point of sale equipment!

What to bring to the sign-up event:

1. Picture ID (driver’s license or passport)

2. Social Security Card (or other official document with your name and SSN)

3. Copy of voided check for bank account you will use to deposit funds.

4.  Register at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/snap-ebt-farmers-market-sign-up-event-tickets-18513888539






Robert A. Kluson, Ph.D.

Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Agent III

UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County

Community Services Business Center

6700 Clark Road, Sarasota, FL  34241


(941-232-3090 (c)



"There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?" - Robert Kennedy



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