Did you know that 3SquaresVT food benefits can be used to buy seeds and plants to grow fruit and vegetables?

You can use your monthly benefit to start your garden by purchasing fruits and vegetables seeds and starter plants at any retailer or farmers' market that accepts EBT cards. Growing some of your own food is an inexpensive way to put fresh food on your table all summer long. Click here to find a retailer or farmers' market near you and start your garden today!

Want to find a place to garden? Click here to find a community garden near you from the Vermont Community Garden Network.

Many 3SquaresVT participants don't know they can use their benefits to grow a garden. Help us spread the word:

  • Share these postcards with 3SquaresVT Participants:

  • Print this short article in your newsletters, local papers, and Front Porch Forum (click here to download)
  • Ask your local grocery store and farmers' market to display these signs next to their seeds and starter plants displays:
    • For grocery stores & general stores (click here to download & print)
    • For farmers' markets (click here to download & print)