WIC Farmers' Market
The goals of the Wisconsin WIC
Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) are:
to provide WIC participants with checks to purchase locally-grown
fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs at farmers' markets;
to provide WIC participants with
nutrition education and the resources to encourage the consumption of fresh
fruits, vegetables and herbs; and
to increase the awareness and utilization of farmers' markets.
The WIC FMNP provides a one-time food
benefit per growing season to WIC families. Each family receives checks that are redeemed at local
farmers’ markets from June through October. Approximately 1,000 farmers currently participate in this
14 Carrot Gold Award
The 14 Carrot Gold Award recognizes
individuals and organizations that promote increased fruit and vegetable
consumption in Wisconsin.
accordance with Federal law and U. S. Department of Agriculture policy, this
institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color,
national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of
discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence
Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992
(Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech
disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)
877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
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October 18, 2013