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Want to serve members of your community, but don't know how?

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Grow an extra row of vegetables in your garden this year, and donate them to your local food bank.


Every food bank does things a little differently, see details below about each one, so you can plan accordingly.


​Serving North WhidbeyServing Central Whidbey​
​North Whidbey Help House
1091 SE Hathaway St.
Oak Harbor

360-675-0681


Open 8:00 am to noon and 
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Open 8:00 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Tuesdays


Donations can be dropped off during distribution hours.
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​Gifts from the Heart
203 N. Main St.
Coupeville

360-678-8312

 
Food is distributed on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

No need to call ahead before donating.

Donations of perishable produce will be accepted on distribution days beginning at 1 pm. Please drop off donations as close to 1 pm as possible so they can be included in the distribution set up and distributed accordingly on that day.

GFTH has very limited facilities for storing perishable goods between distribution dates, so please plan accordingly. We wouldn't want your hard work and generosity to go to waste.



​Serving South Whidbey​Serving Camano Island Residents
​Good Cheer Food Bank
2812 Grimm Rd.
Langley
360-221-6454


Food Bank Hours:
Mondays: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesdays: Noon to 7:00 pm
Wednesday to Saturday: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm


 *** Good Cheer has specific guidelines for donating produce, please click here for more information, and contact them directly before dropping off your donation.
​Stanwood Camano Food Bank
27030 102nd. Ave. NW
Stanwood
360-629-2789


Distribution at the Food Bank:
Wednesdays and Fridays: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm



Contact them for further information


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The following farms and farmers markets accept EBT


​Deep Harvest Farm (sells at Bayview Market)Bayview Farmers Market
Highway 525 & Bayview Rd.

The Bayview Market is on Saturdays from 10 to 2, starting April 29th.

​Foxtail Farm (sells at the Bayview Market)

Also have a farm stand at the corner of Bush Point Rd. & Shore Meadow Rd. in Freeland
​5442 Shore Meadow Rd.
Freeland, WA98249

Bayview Farmers Market
Highway 525 & Bayview Rd.

The Bayview Market is on Saturdays from 10 to 2, starting April 29th.

Hunters Moon Farm (sells at the Bayview Market)

Also have a U-Pick blueberries at their farm.
935 Bunch Lane
Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Bayview Farmers Market
Highway 525 & Bayview Rd.

The Bayview Market is on Saturdays from 10 to 2, starting April 29th.
Kettle's Edge (sells at Coupeville and Oak Harbor Market)

Also have a farm stand that accepts EBT.

EBT benefits can be used for CSA. Contact them directly for more details.

​60 N. Willard Way
Coupeville, WA 98239

Coupeville Farmers Market

Oak Harbor Farmers Market

SkyRoot Farm (sells at the Bayview Market)

EBT benefits can be used for CSA. Contact them directly for more details.

For more info on the CSA click here


Bayview Farmers Market
​Highway 525 & Bayview Rd.

The Bayview Market is on Saturdays from 10 to 2, starting April 29th.
​South Whidbey Island Tilth Farmers' Market
(the market as a whole accepts EBT)
​2812 Thompson Rd & SR 525
Langley, WA 98260

The market is open on Sundays starting April 30th.
​Port Susan Farmers Market 
(Several growers are authorized to accept EBT. Go to the information booth and they will run your card for the amount you want to use. You will then receive tokens that you can spend with authorized growers.)
​8727 271st NW
Stanwood, WA 98292

The market is open every Friday, from June 2nd through October 13th; 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

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SNAP-Education

As of Oct. 1, 2008, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the new name for the federal Food Stamp Program.

 
"The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-ED) goal is to improve the likelihood that persons eligible for SNAP will make healthy food choices within a limited budget and choose physically active lifestyles consistent with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the USDA food guidance."
 

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​Useful Resources:

Eat Right when Money is Tight

Liven Up Your Meals Vegetables and Fruit

Make Better Beverage Choices​

Make half your grains whole wheat​

How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label​

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If you would like more information about SNAP-Ed feel free to contact,  Emily Maughan.

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