Authorized farm stands and farmer’s markets will accept WIC Monthly Cash Value Benefits beginning June 1

Charleston, WV (WOAY)—Beginning June 1, authorized farm stands and farmers markets will accept the WIC program’s Monthly Cash Value benefits for purchasing fresh produce.

The monthly cash value benefits will be available in addition to the WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) benefits.   

The WIC monthly cash value benefits for fresh produce provide $26 for child participants, $47 for pregnant and postpartum participants, and $52 for fully and partially breastfeeding participants.  

The FMNP maximum benefit is $30 for eligible WIC participants to be spent from June 1 through October 31. 

WV WIC and WIC FMNP participants will have a QR code for electronic purchases through the Wicshopper mobile app

Through WIC Farm Market Direct, farmers scan the QR code to initiate transactions and receive payments through direct deposit to avoid processing fees. 

Visit for a list of participating vendors or to sign up to become an approved vendor.

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