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The California Fruit and Vegetable (CF&V) Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Pilot Project
The CF&V EBT Pilot Project is a program that provides a dollar-for-dollar match (up to $60 per month) to CalFresh customers that use their EBT card to purchase California-grown fruits and vegetables at participating retailers and Farmers’ Markets. This program will last until December 31, 2023, and CalFresh customers may visit various locations of Mother’s Nutritional Center or the following farmers’ markets to earn this incentive and maximize their monthly food benefits:
Atwater Village Farmers’ Market (Open Sundays 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM)
3258 Larga Ave,
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Adams Vermont Farmers’ Market (Open Wednesday 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM)
1432 West Adams Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Customers may call the State of California EBT Customer Service Helpline at 1 (877) 328-9677 for any questions or concerns they may have regarding transactions involving CF&V benefits
New “Market Match” Program
Farmers’ Markets that are participating in the original ongoing Market Match program, will be providing an increased amount of matching (up to $20 per visit) with CalFresh customers who use their EBT at the participating farmers’ markets and stores. The list of partners participating in this new "Market Match" program can be found here. (Updated September 2023)
Original “Market Match” Program
Market Match is California’s healthy food incentive program that matches customers’ CalFresh nutrition assistance benefits at farmers’ markets and other farm-direct sites. When CalFresh customers use their EBT cards to purchase at participating Farmers’ Markets, they may receive credit (up to $15 per visit). Please use this interactive Farmers' Market locator map that allows users to find farmers' markets near their zip codes. Many of these markets may accept EBT usage and may be participating in the Market Match program.
¡Más Fresco! is a partnership between the University of California San Diego (UCSD) Center for Community Health, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Northgate Gonzalez Market.
The program provides financial incentives to CalFresh households when they purchase fresh fruits and vegetables using their EBT card at participating Northgate Markets in Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego Counties.
¡Más Fresco! is now available to CalFresh recipients via online enrollment. CalFresh recipients who enroll in the ¡Más Fresco! More Fresh Program will be randomly assigned to receive either $2 or $4 in rebate dollars for every $1 of CalFresh EBT dollars spent on fruits and vegetables at participating Northgate González Markets, up to $100 per month.
WIC is a program that assists moms, babies and children under 5. Please visit their webpage, call 1-888-WIC-WORKS (1-888-942-9675) or text APPLY to 91997 to enroll on WIC.
One way to save money is to buy in-season fresh fruits and vegetables grown here in California! Please visit this page for more information on when it is the best time to buy certain produce to save more money with your groceries!