WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP)
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 five $3 coupons with which to purchase authorized fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs from authorized farmers at farmers’ markets and farmstands.
During fiscal year 2012, Ohio received $475,184 in federal funding, which allowed 31,296 participants to receive farmers' market benefits. In all, 394 farmers, 1 market and 168 farmstands were authorized in 56 counties.
Ohio Department of Health
WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program
246 North High Street, 6th floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Fax: (614) 564-2470
Last Updated: 3/11/13