Farmers Markets Food Access

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The Get Moving Houston Farmers Markets offer a variety of food incentives and vouchers to increase the purchasing power of participants while supplies lasts. Food security is the condition where all people at all times have physical and economic access to safe and nutritious foods in sufficient amounts to meet their dietary needs for an active and healthy life.

WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program

The WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program is associated with WIC. The WIC program provides supplemental foods, health care referrals and nutrition education at no cost to low-income pregnant, breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to 5 years of age, who are found to be at nutritional risk. Clients must participate in the WIC program to be eligible for the FMNP vouchers. FMNP vouchers are a $30 once-a-year benefit to WIC participants.

How to participate:

  • Register at any Get Moving Houston Farmers Markets during the months of April through September.
  • Bring a current WIC shopping list.
  • FMNP vouchers can be used to buy authorized produce.
  • No cash change is given for vouchers. Lost, stolen or expired vouchers cannot be replaced.

Seniors Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program Double Up Houston

The Seniors Farmers' Market Nutrition Program is designed to provide qualifying seniors with access to locally grown fruits and vegetables to increase their consumption of fruits and vegetables. Qualifying seniors aged 60 and older receive a one-time-per-year $50 voucher booklet.

How to participate:

  • Go to any Get Moving Houston Farmers Markets information table.
  • Bring along a government-issued ID.
  • Complete the application.
  • No cash change is given for vouchers. Lost, stolen, or expired vouchers cannot be replaced.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

    USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

    In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

    Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

    To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

    1. mail:
      U.S. Department of Agriculture
      Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
      1400 Independence Avenue, SW
      Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
    2. fax:
      (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
    3. email:

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.