For Immediate Release
Contact: Scott Oxarart
775.328.2414 or 775.276.1021
RENO, NV – Farmers Markets are gearing up for the season with healthy, fresh, and nutritious fruits and vegetables. This summer the Washoe County Health District’s WIC program (Women, Infants, and Children) is excited to offer its participants coupons to use at select farmers markets.
The WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program was established to provide fresh, unprepared, locally grown fruit and vegetables to WIC participants, and to expand the awareness, use of, and sales at farmers markets. Fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet.
Washoe County Health District WIC participants are encouraged to contact their local office to receive their coupons.
- 601 W. Moana Lane, Suite #3 – 828-6600
- 1001 E. 9th Street, Building B – 328-2299
- 880 Alder Avenue, Incline Village – 828-6600
The coupons can be redeemed at the following Farmers Markets in Washoe County beginning the first week in June:The Sands Farmers Market The Village Farmers Market Tuesday Morning Market345 N. Arlington Ave 1119 California Street 1231 Pyramid WayThursdays 4pm-8pm Saturdays 8 am – 1 pm Tuesdays 8 am – 1 pm Summit Mall Market 39 Northern Farmers Market Incline Market13925 S. Virginia Street Downtown Victorian Ave 845 Alder Ave (parking lot)Tuesdays/Saturdays 9am – 1pm Thursdays 4 pm – 9 pm Thursdays 4 pm -7 pm
More information about the WIC Program, including eligibility, can be found at: https://www.washoecounty.us/health/programs-and-services/preventive-health/wic.php