CLEARWATER Ė The Clearwater Gateway Farmers Market now will accept SNAP/EBT cards to purchase eligible foods from more than 15 vendors at the market.
The market is open each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the 1200 block of Cleveland Street at the Missouri Avenue intersection in downtown Clearwater.
The EBT tent exchanges benefits for Market Bucks in $1, $3 and $5 denominations. These bucks are accepted at any market booth that displays a SNAP/EBT sign.
Qualifying items are as follows: Baked goods that are wrapped, labeled and intended for home consumption; fruit and vegetables; breads; dairy products; jams, sauces and soups; meat, fish and poultry; maple and honey products; seeds and plants that grow foods. Non-food items, foods to be eaten on-site, hot foods and vitamins or medicines cannot be purchased with these cards.