The WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) is a dual purpose program which benefits both WIC participants and farmers. In the program, WIC participants are given four $5 coupons with which to purchase authorized fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs from authorized farmers at farmers’ markets and farm stands.
During fiscal year 2018, Ohio received $447,916 in federal funding, which allowed 26,761 participants to receive farmers' market benefits. In all, 322 farmers, 30 markets and 134 farm stands were authorized in 63 counties.
Ohio Department of Health
WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program
246 North High Street, 6th floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Fax: (614) 564-2470