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The Farmers Market Nutrition Program runs from June 1 to October 31. Qualified participants will receive checks to buy fresh Iowa-grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs at your local farmers market!
The Farmers Market Nutrition Program

HOW IT WORKS

  • The following participants are eligible for farmers market checks if they were active participants as of May 31, 2021:
    • Pregnant women
    • Postpartum women
    • Breastfeeding women
    • Children 1 to 5 years
    • Infants 9 to 12 months
  • Eligible participants will receive $27 dollars for the farmers market season (June 1 – October 31)
  • Participants will receive nine $3.00 checks.
  • Checks can only be used where the “Farmers Market Nutrition Program Checks Welcome Here” sign is posted. Find a Farmers Market Location. 
  • Participants should sign each check at purchase.
  • You can use more than one check at a time.
  • You will not receive cash back. Try to spend in $3.00 increments.

CHECK PICK UP: 2021

Drive up to the WIC clinic during the month of June to pick up your Farmers Market Checks. Checks are issued at a first come, first serve basis.

River Plaza: 2300 Euclid Ave. Suite D. Des Moines, Iowa 50310

  • Call or Text Upon Arrival: (515) 974-7582
  • Drive Up Times:
    • Monday & Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Saturday June 5th: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
 

Lutheran: 700 E. University Ave. Level B. Des Moines, Iowa 50316

  • Call or Text Upon Arrival: (515) 418-7609
  • Drive Up Times:
    • Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 

South Des Moines: 500 Army Post Road. Suite 13 Des Moines, Iowa 50315

  • Call or Text Upon Arrival: (515) 418-0787
  • Drive Up Times:
    • Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Saturday June 5th: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
 
 
  • Call or Text Upon Arrival: (515) 201-8793
  • Drive Up Times:
    • Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 

Adel: 218 North 9th Street Adel, Iowa 50003

  • Call or Text Upon Arrival: (515) 201-8793
  • Drive Up Time:
    • Monday June 28th: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 

Altoona: 1701 8th Street SW Altoona, Iowa 50009

  • Call or Text Upon Arrival: (515) 974-7582
  • Drive Up Time:
    • Tuesday June 8th: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 

Ankeny: 517 SW Des Moines Street Ankeny, Iowa 50023 

  • Call or Text Upon Arrival: (515) 305-0403
  • Drive Up Times:
    • Monday June 14th: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday June 22nd: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 

Oakridge: 1401 Center Street Des Moines, Iowa 50314

  • Call or Text Upon Arrival: (515) 305-0403
  • Drive Up Time:
    • Monday June 21st: 8:00 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.
 

Perry: 610 10th Street Perry Iowa, 50220

  • Call or Text Upon Arrival: (515) 201-8793
  • Drive Up Times:
    • Friday June 4th & 11th: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 
 
  • Call or Text Upon Arrival: (515) 314-1343
  • Drive Up Time:
    • Thursday June 3rd: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
 

West Des Moines: 720 Grand Ave. West Des Moines, Iowa 50265

  • Call or Text Upon Arrival: (515) 974-7582
  • Drive Up Times:
    • Tuesday June 1st & 15th: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Starting June 1, 2021 Women And Children Will Receive $35 For Fruits And Vegetables.