Manatee’s farmers’ markets to begin accepting EBT cards

Manatee County’s farmers’ markets are now accepting Electronic Benefits Transfer cards or EBT for payment, part of a $4 million fund urging markets to use the cards to increase revenues and make healthy food more widely accessible. The Bradenton Herald said a $78,749 grant from the Florida Department of Children and Families is allowing 100 farmers markets across the state accept the cards using card readers.  << Read More