Increasing fresh food access for low income households at the Bradenton Farmers’ Market by offering Fresh Access Bucks (FAB), a USDA-funded nutrition incentive program that matches SNAP spending on Florida-grown fruits and vegetables up to $40.
Junior League of Manatee County’s monthly cooking sessions at the Bradenton Farmer’s Market that promote health and wellness by creating kid-friendly snacks in a fun, social setting.
Why have a meeting when you can be cooking and eating?! For a variety of projects – planning the city’s streetscape, Farmers’ Market outreach, the Giving Challenge – people from all walks of life come together with local chefs to cook, eat, and share ideas that shape the future of Bradenton.
Working with partners from many different sectors to welcome SNAP-eligible families to the Farmers’ Market. Children and adult participants will develop healthy habits through fun social activities like healthy cooking demonstrations, art projects, reading, and quality time at the Market.
Saturdays, October-May, the Downtown Bradenton Public Market connects local farmers and artisan food producers with area residents and provides wellness and nutrition information with Chef at the Market, Kids in the Kitchen, and health information.
The Market offers fresh food access for low income households by offering Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Fresh Access Bucks (FAB), a USDA-funded nutrition incentive program that matches SNAP spending on Florida-grown fruits and vegetables up to $40.
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Public Market Vendors