WE NEED YOUR HELP!
Thank you for supporting the Historic Lewes Farmers Market, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We need your help to keep the market growing, and to support our programs. We are dedicated to growing small sustainable farms in the Delmarva, to bringing fresh local products into our market, and to making those products available to our entire community. Contributions to the Historic Lewes Farmers Market are tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. Please check with your personal tax advisor regarding the deduction of your gift.
Donate today and help support the farmers market and its various programs, including the Farmer Scholarship Program and SNAP EBT (food stamps) at the Market.
Please help keep us going.
Farmer Scholarship Program
Each year, the HLFM gives scholarships to small farmers in the Delmarva to attend sustainable agriculture conferences. We have given farmers scholarships to attend conferences such as PASA (Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture) Farming for the Future Conference, the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference, the Future Harvest CASA Conference, and the Mid Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention. So far, we have donated $31,000 in scholarships and grants that have enabled farmers to gain new skills and knowledge at these conferences. This program is essential in growing small farms.
SNAP EBT (Food Stamps) at the Market Bonus Bucks Program
One of our proudest achievements came in 2013 when the HLFM introduced SNAP at the market. SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) is the government program that helps low-income people and families buy the food they need for good health. The HLFM processes SNAP so that SNAP customers can have access to the local, fresh food at the Market. The HLFM matches Bonus Bucks tokens up to $20 for SNAP customers at the Market. Please help to make sure that fresh local food is available to everyone in our community by supporting this program.
WIC and SFMNP Coupons
We also take WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) coupons and SFMNP (Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program) coupons at our markets.