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Farmers Market for WIC participants
Washoe County Health District is excited to host Farmers Markets at local WIC offices to help clients access fresh fruits and vegetables

Media Release
For Immediate Release
www.washoecounty.us/health

Contact: Phil Ulibarri
pulibarri@washoecounty.us
775.328.2414 or 775.772.1659

RENO, NV – Washoe County Health District is excited to host Farmers Markets at local WIC offices to help clients access fresh fruits and vegetables. Minton Family Farms has partnered with the Health District to provide on-site farmers markets that will increase WIC clientele access to fresh fruits and vegetables and encourage healthy eating. Fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet and Washoe County Health District WIC participants are eligible for $30 in coupons to use at select famers markets. Our first on-site Farmers Market will be:

Thursday, August 24th
9 am – 2 pm
North Side of the Health District, 1001 E. 9th Street, Building B.

The public is encouraged to shop as well. 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.

Other Farmer's Markets also accepting WIC coupons:

The Sands Farmers’ Market
345 N. Arlington Ave
Thursdays 4pm-8pm
The Village Farmers’ Market
1119 California Street 
Saturdays 8 am – 1 pm
Tuesday Morning Market
(United Methodist Church)
1231 Pyramid Way
Tuesdays 8 am – 1 pm
Summit Mall Market
13925 S. Virginia Street
Tuesdays 9 am – 1pm 
Saturday 9 am -1pm
39 Northern Farmers’ Market
Downtown Victorian Ave
Thursdays 4 pm – 9 pm
Incline Market
845 Alder Ave (parking lot)
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

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About Washoe County Health District: The Washoe County District Board of Health, through the Washoe County Health District, has jurisdiction over all public health matters in Washoe County, Nevada. Its mission is to protect and enhance the quality of life for all citizens of Washoe County through health promotion, disease prevention, public health emergency preparedness, and environmental services. The Board of Health is composed of seven members, including two representatives each from Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County, and a physician licensed to practice medicine in Nevada

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