SNAP/Merchant Services



USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
General information click here

USDA Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) SNAP Permits
Contact information click here

The application for Farmer's Markets to accept SNAP/Oregon Trail cards can be found here. Please note that these applications are not tailored to Farmers Markets specifically.


Oregon Trail food stamp program
General information, click here 

oda Farm Direct Marketing information including direct sales at farmers markets, roadside stands, farm, agri-tourism, on-farm events, direct marketing for consumers, and requirements for specific commodities

SNAP Permits and application questions

Food and Nutrition Service, USDA 
2029 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232-1314
phone: 503-326-5971, fax: 503-326-5973

Workshop Opportunity

Suzanne Briggs, of collaboration, offers a Debit & SNAP in Farmers Markets Workshop which provides market managers and board members with information on how to:

For more information, email Suzanne Briggs directly.


Market Research

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