Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) is part of the U.S. government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Through P-EBT, eligible school children receive temporary emergency nutrition benefits loaded on EBT cards that are used to purchase food.
Stop by the Market office, swipe your card, and receive your Market EBT dollars to spend with vendors. Use your P-EBT card on vegetables, fruit, dairy, eggs, meat, seafood, bakery items, jam, plant starts, fruit trees, and specialty items like hot sauce, sauerkraut, salsa, hummus, kombucha, chocolate, and more!
The Market board and staff continue to monitor the advancing COVID-19 health crisis closely, seeking guidance from our partners at Thurston County Public Health and Social Services and the Washington State Farmers Market Association. Governor Inslee has specifically named Farmers Markets as part of essential businesses that can stay open during the current restrictions.
We believe the availability of local foods is key to a healthy community and that the market is an important platform for our farmers, processors and other small businesses to sell directly to that community. Our market has the advantage of being in an open-air building with excellent airflow and on-site restroom facilities.
Check out our COVID-19 Response plan to see the steps we're taking to keep our customers, vendors and staff members safe.
The Olympia Farmers Market is working hard to provide a safe shopping environment for the wellbeing of our customers, staff and vendors. To do so, we've implemented a set of safety measures and.
Check out our Covid-19 Response plan to see the steps we're taking to keep our customers, vendors and staff members safe.Safety Guidelines
Want to know who's coming to Market? Our weekend schedule is updated every Thursday. View our list to see who's at the market today!Who's at the Market?
Order your groceries Thursday night for pick-up at the Market on Saturday evening. Stay tuned as we continue to make changes to this program.Online Market
Did you know that you can use your EBT card at The Olympia Farmers Market? Just stop by the Market Office, swipe your EBT card, and receive EBT Market Vouchers PLUS additional SNAP Market Match dollars.
The SNAP Market Match currency may be spent with any local farmer at the Olympia Farmers Market to purchase fresh veggies, fruit, herbs and mushrooms plus seeds and plants that produce food. EBT Market Vouchers may be spent with any vendor at the Market who is selling food.
The SNAP Market Match program is a collaboration between the Olympia Farmers Market and the Washington State Department of Health, thanks to a grant from the State of Washington.
Vendors at the Olympia Farmers Market will continue to accept 2020 SNAP Match Dollars through 2021.
Keepin' it fresh since 1975! So much rich history has gone into building a thriving Olympia Farmers Market community.
Did you know The Olympia Farmers Market is open year-round? Find our schedule here!
There are so many ways to reach the market! Visit our helpful page to see how to find the market by foot, car, bike, bus or boat!