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Farmers Market Event Coordinator Permit Discount

The Southern Nevada Health District is working with partners to make healthy food more accessible in our community. Starting in July 2021, a $50 discount on the annual Farmers Market Event Coordinator Permit is available for markets that accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. To qualify the market must:

  • Have a valid health permit
  • Operate a central terminal and accept SNAP benefits for vendors that sell SNAP-eligible foods at the market
  • Agree that the Health District may survey the market for compliance with these provisions
  • Complete a Farmers Market Manager SNAP Discount Request Application. A separate application must be completed for each market that meets the conditions stated above.

Additionally, plan review fees will be waived for individuals who wish to open a Farmer’s Market in certain locations.  Currently, priority zip codes are:

89030, 89046, 89101, 89102, 89104, 89106, 89107, 89108, 89109, 89110, 89115, 89119, 89121, 89156, 89169

*Consideration for waving plan review fees may also be given to markets proposing to open in census tracts in which 20% or more of the population lives below the federal poverty level (as opposed to the entire zip code).

If you have an existing permit and would like to apply for the discount, complete the application form below. If you have any questions regarding your permit or this application, please call (702) 759-0544. If you would like plan review fees waived for a new permit, please call (702) 759-1258.

To learn more about how to become authorized to accept SNAP benefits at your market visit: https://gethealthyclarkcounty.org/eat-better/farmers-markets.

Thank you for helping to make healthy foods more accessible in the community!

Made possible with funding from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Farmer’s Market SNAP Discount Request Application

  • To help increase access to healthy foods, SNHD is pleased to offer a $50 discount on Farmer’s Market Event Coordinator permits for market managers. The following conditions apply:
    1. The market must have a valid health permit.
    2. The market manager must operate a central terminal and accept SNAP benefits for a least 1 vendor that sells SNAP-eligible foods at the market.
    3. The SNAP discount is only valid for one year. Applications for subsequent years must be submitted no later than May 1 of the year preceding the permit effective date.
    4. The market manager agrees that SNHD may survey the market for compliance with these provisions.
    5. If the market manager oversees multiple markets, a separate application must be completed for each farmers market that meets the conditions stated above.
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    Business Information (DBA)

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    Description of Operations

    List vendors who will be processing sales through your central terminal and a description of SNAP-eligible food items sold by them.
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    I understand that a survey will be conducted to verify the accuracy of this application. The Southern Nevada Health District may survey this establishment periodically to ensure the requirements for the SNAP discount are not violated. Establishments found to be in violation will no longer be allowed to apply for the SNAP discount. Notice: Applications are only valid for one year. A new application must be submitted no later than May 1 each year to ensure correct permit invoicing.
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Updated on: June 30, 2021

2021-06-30T09:21:02-07:00