Smart Shopping at Farmers Markets
Check out these programs that make it easier to purchase healthy and affordable vegetables and fruit at your local farmers' market!
Farmers Market Directory
Here's a handy directory where you can find out which markets accept: WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (WIC-FMNP), WIC Cash Value Vouchers, Senior Farmers Markets Nutrition Program (SFMNP), and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Let's Talk Turkey
Everything you need to know to safely purchase, thaw, roast, store and reheat turkey!
Delicious Thanksgiving Holiday Menu
Make Thanksgiving easy on your wallet and your family’s waistlines with Cooking Matters' classic holiday recipes with a twist!
Cooking Matters Recipe App
Install a new free app with over 100 budget-friendly, nutritious, and delicious recipes for busy families!
Farmers and Curbside Market Locator
Search the map or the directory to find a farmers market or curbside market near you!
Let's Talk Trash!
Did you know that 90 billion pounds of edible food goes uneaten each year? Find out more here!
Healthy Eating on a Budget Radio Interview
Sarah Hess' first local radio interview! Listen to her tips for healthy eating on a budget!
Seasonal Produce Guide
This guide gives you detailed info and recipes for seasonally available fruits and vegetables.
Use Your SNAP/EBT card at participating farmers markets!
Find farmers markets in your area that accept EBT/SNAP food cards for the purchase of healthy local food!
Use EBT/SNAP, WIC and Farmers Market checks at Farmers Market
This video gives you tips to reduce your costs for fresh fruits and vegetables at the local Farmers Market, using your SNAP, WIC checks or Farmers Market Nutrition Checks
Eat Right When Money's Tight
Get tips on how to stretch your food dollars using budgeting, food selection, and low-cost recipes.
It's all about Broccoli: Find out how to purchase and store broccoli, and learn quick, easy and low cost ways to prepare this nutrient rich family favorite!