Farmers markets

Interested in free fruits and vegetables? WIC can help! We’ll give your family a farmers market booklet if you’re eligible.

Farmers market booklets with checks Each booklet contains 4 valuable $7 checks for free fruits and vegetables.

Who? Each WIC family can receive one booklet. Families can use the checks in these booklets to buy $28-worth of free fruits and vegetables.

Who is eligible?
• Pregnant women
• Women who have recently given birth
• Infants and children from 6 months old to 5 years old

How can you get your farmers market booklet?
First— Watch a WIC video about the booklets on the California WIC YouTube channel. The information on this video will help you keep fruits and vegetables fresh longer. This video will also explain many important things about using your farmers market checks. To view the video click here>>

Next—After you watch the video, make a choice:
* If you want to receive your farmers market booklets at a farmers market, visit one of the 3 farmers markets where WIC will be distributing them.

* If you want to receive your booklets by mail, call (424) 529-5269. Tell the WIC counselor that you have watched the video. Then ask her to mail your booklet to your home.

Booklets will be distributed by mail beginning July 8th If you ask for your booklet to be mailed, you will receive:
• your farmers market booklet with four checks. Each check will be worth $7.

• a folder to store your farmers market booklet. You will see information about how to use your checks on this folder.

• a list of the WIC authorized farmers market locations where you can go to use your checks.

Booklets distributed at farmers markets On July 8th, we will begin giving out farmers market booklets at nearby farmers markets.

Our WIC booth Look for our WIC booth. That’s where we will be handing out the booklets.

Farmers market flyer This printable farmers market flyer may be helpful. (in English and Spanish)

Where will we distribute our WIC farmers market booklets?
South Gate Park Farmers Market
4855 Tweedy Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280WIC
Mondays, 8:30am to 1:30pm

Salt Lake Park Farmers Market
3401 E. Florence Ave.
Huntington Park, CA 90255
Wednesdays, 8:30am to 1:30pm

Central Avenue Farmers Market
4301 South Central St.
Los Angeles, CA 90011
Thursdays, 10am to 3pm

At every WIC-authorized farmers market You can use your booklets and checks at any WIC-authorized farmers market.

WIC-authorized farmers markets in our area
South Gate Park Farmers Market
4855 Tweedy Blvd.
South Gate, CA 90280
Mondays, 8:30am to 1:30pm

Adams/Vermont Farmers Market
1432 West Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Wednesdays, 2pm to 6pm

Salt Lake Park Farmers Market
3401 E. Florence Ave.
Huntington Park, CA 90255
Wednesdays, 8:30am to 1:30pm

Central Avenue Farmers Market
4301 South Central St.
Los Angeles, CA 90011
Thursdays, 10am to 3pm

Paramount Progress Park Farmers Market
15500 Downey Ave.
Paramount, CA 90723
Fridays, 9am to 2pm

Downey Farmers Market
11102 La Reina Ave.
Downey, CA 90241
Saturdays, 9am to 1pm

Gardena Farmers Market
13000 South Van Ness St.
Gardena, CA 90249
Saturdays, 8am to 1pm

Long Beach Marina Farmers Market
6530 N. Marina Dr.
Long Beach, CA 90803
Sundays, 9am to 2pm

Questions? Call (424) 529-5269.

Interested in free fruits and vegetables? WIC can help! We’ll give your family a farmers market booklet if you’re eligible.

Farmers market booklets with checks Each booklet contains valuable checks for free fruits and vegetables.

How many? Each WIC family can receive one booklet. Families can use the checks in these booklets to buy $28-worth of free fruits and vegetables.

Who is eligible?
• Pregnant women
• Women who have recently given birth
• Infants and children from 6 months old to 5 years old

How can you get your farmers market booklet?
First— Watch this video on the California WIC YouTube channel. The information on this video will help you keep fruits and vegetables fresh longer. This video will also explain many important things about using your farmers market checks. To view video click here>>

Next—After you watch the video:
* Visit one of the farmers markets where WIC will be distributing farmers market booklets.

* Or call (424) 529-5269. Tell the WIC counselor that you have watched the video. Then ask her to mail your booklet to your home.

Here’s what you will receive in the mail:
• your farmers market booklet with four checks. Each check will be worth $7.

• a folder to store your farmers market booklet. You will see information about how to use your checks on this folder.

• a list of the WIC authorized farmers market locations where you can go to use your checks.
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When? On July 8th we will begin giving out farmers market booklets at certain farmers markets. We will also begin mailing booklets on July 8th.

How? How can you use your farmer’s market checks? Click here to find out>>

Where? Where can you find WIC authorized farmers markets? Click here to find out>>

Questions? Call (424) 529-5269.