Good Food Bucks
Help NJ Farms &
We are excited for your interest in becoming a part of the Good Food Bucks program! Join over 35 other New Jersey Farms and Markets already participating in Good Food Bucks. Below is the link to apply for the program, as well as a list of the many benefits of joining the largest SNAP nutrition incentive program in New Jersey, program data, and testimonials from current partners.
The above link is for new Good Food Bucks partners. If you are a returning Good Food Bucks partner, please check your email or your Data Document for your abbreviated application.
Who is Eligible to apply?
Any SNAP-authorized farmer, farmers market, farm stand, mobile produce market, or CSA program based in New Jersey.
Farms and markets currently in the process of becoming SNAP-authorized are also eligible to submit an application. For information on SNAP-authorization, check out our How to Become a SNAP-Authorized Farm or Market in NJ Toolkit
Rolling Applications Accepted: 11/15/23 - 4/15/24
Final 2024 deadline: April 15, 2024
Notice of award: within 60 days of submission.
With Good Food Bucks, you can offer 50% off discounts or a dollar for dollar match on fresh produce to your SNAP customers, with no extra cost to your market! City Green will reimburse you for all Good Food Bucks redeemed, up to $10,000 each year, allowing your market offer affordable produce to shoppers who use SNAP
Receive up to $10,000 in Grants for
Good Food Bucks Reimbursements
Funding and Materials for Marketing and Promotion
Included with your Good Food Bucks package is a set of Good Food Bucks marketing materials (flyers, posters, a banner, tabletop signs, buttons, a sandwich board, etc.), and a $500 check for any marketing and promotion of Good Food Bucks at your farm or market. Your farm or market will also be included in statewide promotions of the Good Food Bucks program!
Technical Support, Trainings, & Resources for Everything SNAP, WIC, and FMNP
City Green provides one-on-one meetings, an online training program, toolkits, and consistent support for farms and markets related to the SNAP, WIC, and FMNP programs. Check out our Farmers for Food Access Resource Hub for tools that will help your farm or market get registered for these programs!
Inclusion in New Jersey's Only Statewide Nutrition Incentive Initiative for Farms/Markets
Join the network of over 35 other farms and farmers markets in New Jersey working to ensure that their fruits and vegetables are affordable for all. Participation includes opportunities for collaboration, shared resources, and visibility of collective impact data.
Good Food Bucks Program Data
Over $90,000 in Good Food Bucks
Redeemed at farms and farmers markets
Since 2019, $92,080 in Good Food Bucks have been redeemed at New Jersey Farm and Market Partners.
Over 7,000 Families Served by Good Food Bucks
It is estimated that Good Food Bucks have served around 7,200 families at farms and farmers markets around New Jersey since 2019. That is 7,000 more families receiving affordable produce, and 7,000 more customers!
90+ Farmers Have Gained Income from Good Food Bucks
In 2023 alone, 92 farms/farmers from around New Jersey earned additional income from Good Food Bucks.
35+ Farmers markets and farms participating in good food bucks
Almost 40 different farmers markets, farm stands, mobile markets, and CSA programs have participated in the Good Food Bucks program. And that number is growing every year!