Matching Increase from $15 to $20 for Remaining Winter Markets!

Due to Healthy Incentive Program (HIP) funds being unavailable between February 28th and May 25th, the Cambridge SNAP Match Coalition has increased the weekly match from $15 to $20 for all SNAP shoppers on SNAP eligible purchases during the final four markets of the season at the Cambridge Winter Farmers Market. When purchasing SNAP eligible items … Read more

Meet Janel Wright, Manager of the Cambridge Winter Farmers Market!

The Cambridge Community Center is thrilled to announce that they have hired a new Manager for the 2019 season of the Cambridge Winter Farmers Market. Janel Wright will replace Anna Pierce-Slive, who managed the market the past two seasons. During the growing season, Janel is a farmer, most recently at Barrett’s Mill Farm in Concord, MA, a farm that cultivates vegetables, … Read more

Central Square Market is Back!

The Central Square Farmer’s Market is back for the 2018 season! Open every Monday between May 14 and November 19, the market features a variety of vendors offering both produce and prepared foods.  In addition to accepting both SNAP and WIC, the Central Square Farmer’s Market will also once again offer matching on all SNAP purchases, up to $15 per visit. This means that any SNAP shopper is able to purchase $30 of SNAP eligible items while using only $15 of their SNAP benefits.

The Central Square Farmer’s Market is open every Monday from 12pm-6pm in the parking lot located at Bishop Allen Drive and Norfolk Street. For additional information on the market, please visit:

See below for additional information on how to make the most of your dollar at Cambridge farmer’s markets.


Final Cambridge Winter Farmers Market is Saturday, April 7th!

Visit the Cambridge Winter Farmers Market this Saturday, April 7th for the final winter market of the 2017-2018 season. In addition to typical market activities, this Saturday is also Get Growing Day, a kick-off for the upcoming growing season! At Get Growing Day you can swap seeds with other growers, learn about compost, or even … Read more

Reflecting on a Summer with F.E.E.D

  August 8th, 2017 By Sophie Harrington To wrap up my summer internship at F.E.E.D I want to write about what we discovered from doing outreach about SNAP Match in the Cambridge community. After reviewing the data inputted by the Farmer’s Market Managers we noticed an increase in the amount of SNAP Match issued. When … Read more