SNAP Registration for Farmers and Food Vendors


Wednesday, February 28, 2018


9:00am – 4:00pm


Luna Theater at Mill No. 5  250 Jackson St, 4th Floor Lowell, MA 01852



Join New Entry, USDA Food & Nutrition Services, Mass. Dept. of Transitional
Assistance, and Mass Dept. of Agricultural Resources to learn about accepting SNAP
benefits, and WIC & Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program coupons at your stand
or mobile market. Registration will be open all day for your USDA SNAP vendor
license. Also learn about options for processing devices and services. Make this the year
that you increase your sales while helping those who need it the most!

For more info or to register contact

If you intend on getting an FNS number (SNAP retailer authorization) please bring copies of the following documents:

1) Picture ID (driver’s license or passport).
2) Social Security Card (or other official document with your name and SSN).
3) Copy of voided check for bank account you will use to deposit funds.

For non-profit 501(c)(3) Only:

Farmers Markets operated/sponsored by a non-profit are the ONLY applicants that are not required to submit verification of a Social Security number for corporate officers/board members.

Documentation Required:

a) Copy of the IRS Determination Letter stating the organization is a 501(c)(3). A (C)(4) and (C)(6)
            will not be accepted.
b) Letter from the sponsoring agency stating that they are sponsoring the farmers market and who they have appointed as their legal representative to operate the farmers market.
c) The application must be signed by a corporate officer or a board member.

For Government Owned/Operated Farmers Markets Only

a) Copy of the City/Town IRS EIN/TIN Tax Exempt Letter.
b) City/Town Official must sign the Application Certification Page.
c) No personal information is required or needed.

This event is made possible by funding from the Farmers Market
Promotion Program