The WIC Program is now issuing checks to purchase fresh produce. Applications are now being accepted from farmers to become authorized by the Maryland WIC Program to accept WIC Fruit and Vegetable Checks (FVCs) at participating Farmers’ Markets.
The WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program issues $20 worth of checks for the six month season while the WIC FVC provides moms with $10.00 a month and $8.00 per child for the purchase of fruits and vegetables all year long. As a Farmers' Market Nutrition Program authorized farmer, you can accept WIC FVCs at your farmers’ market if you follow the steps below:
FMNP Coordinator Maryland WIC Program 201 W. Preston Street, 1st Floor Baltimore, MD 21201
If you have questions, please call Terri Buckler at 410-767-5722
To become authorized to participate in the Farmer's Market Nutrition WIC and Senior's Programs, contact the Maryland Department of Agriculture, Mark Powell at 410-841-5775 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Maryland Department of Agriculture
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464