Food Assistance Programs

The Watertown Farmers' Market accepts Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Healthy Incentive Program (HIP), and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) & Senior Farmers' Market Coupons.

DOUBLE Your SNAP Dollars!

The Watertown Farmers' Market accepts SNAP to purchase food from any and all of our vendors. Visit the Market Manager's table to receive a dollar-to-dollar match, up to $15 a week!  

Just bring your EBT card to the market manager's tent and we'll process your SNAP and give you match dollars to use at the market, anytime over the course of the season. The Watertown Farmers' Markets uses paper voucher SNAP dollars. 


Healthy Incentives Program (HIP) 

FREE produce can be accessed at the Watertown Farmers' Market from our HIP certified farm vendors*! Purchase fruits and vegetables using your EBT card from authorized HIP farmers and the amount of sale will be automatically reimbursed to your SNAP balance, it's an instant rebate - and your produce is free! 

Monthly maximums apply based on family size, and you must have a SNAP balance on your account to use HIP. Visit the Manager's Tent for more details and personalized assistance with using HIP at the market. More information can be found at or the on this HIP Q&A Guide.


The Watertown Farmers' Market has three HIP certified farm vendors: Dick's Market Farm, Stillman's Farm, and Farmer Tim's. 

Click HERE for more information about benefits through the local Women, Infants, Children (WIC) office.

Click HERE for more information about obtaining Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition coupons. 

Food Access Resources

CHECK to see if you are eligible for SNAP by calling the Project Bread hotline (number below) or visiting DTA's website HERE.

APPLY for SNAP: Application

CONNECT with someone for more information or assistance: 

Project Bread,  Food Source Hotline: 1.800.645.8333 (Food assistance in 180 languages)

Watertown Social Services Resource Specialist Program: 617-744-9585 

Watertown Senior Center: 617-972-6493

Off-Season Self-pay and SNAP CSA Programs 

For more information, contact Stephanie Venizelos at: