Support the Program
The Farmer’s Market Nutrition Coupon Program is a partnership between the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets, the Province of British Columbia and the Provincial Health Services Authority. The Program operates in 65 communities, where local farmers’ markets partner with local community organizations that work with the priority populations that receive the coupons.
The BC Government aims to improve the health and well-being of British Columbians at every stage of life. The BC Government helps British Columbians to better manage their own health and reduce chronic disease by focusing on four key areas: healthy eating, healthy lifestyles, resources for parents and fostering healthy communities.
For more information about the BC Government’s healthy eating initiatives, visit its website here.
For more information about the Population and Public Health Program at BC Centre for Disease Control, Provincial Health Services Authority, visit its website here.
In many communities, local funders are helping to increase the number of people who benefit from the Farmer’s Market Nutrition Coupon Program. Through their support, the Program reach has expanded. The following funders and initiatives have added more than $178,000 in coupons to the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program.
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The Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the Program in the Columbia Basin to increase capacity in existing communities and to bring the Program to new communities. This contribution supports an additional 227 coupon recipients in the region.
Whole Foods Market is sponsoring 80 families in Vancouver, Burnaby and North Vancouver through their 5% Giving Day and grocery bag donation program.
The Philip and Muriel Berman Foundation is sponsoring 40 families on Salt Spring Island.