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Farmers' Market Programs

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Farmers & Market Managers

Program Requirements

FMNP

FVC

Senior and WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (FMNP)

  • FMNP authorization is required by the State WIC program to participate and accept checks.
  • Farmers may only accept checks at authorized markets.
  • Market Manager must ensure only authorized farmers accept checks.
  • WIC Fruit & Vegetable Check (FVC)

  • FVC and FMNP authorization is required by the State WIC Program to participate and accept checks
  • FVC authorization includes authorization for FMNP.
  • Farmers may only accept checks at authorized markets.
  • Market Manager must ensure only authorized farmers accept checks.
  • How to Apply

  • Resources

  • FMNP

    FVC

  • Bank Fee waiver request - Letter to Bank
  • Quick Start Guide - FVC...Spanish
  • Rejected or Returned FVC
  • VWIX Help "Get Started Quick" directions
  • https:vwix.ca.gov/VWIX/SignIn.aspx
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    Farmers

    WIC Authorization expires every 3 years. Expired farmers need to re-apply to re-authorize. Applications are accepted year round.

    Application and Training Requirements

    FMNP

    FVC

    All applicants:

    • Must have a current Certified Producers Certificate.
    • Must be selling produce at a WIC Authorized Farmers' Market authorized for FMNP

    New applicants:

    • Must attend a face-to-face or interactive training given by WIC Authorized Market Manager, State WIC Staff, Local WIC Agency Staff or register and attend a FMNP Webinar training.
    • To register for a webinar training, click on the FMNP Training Schedule

    Re-Authorizing applicants:

    All applicants:

    • Must have a current Certified Producers Certificate.
    • Must be selling produce at a WIC Authorized Farmers' Market authorized for FVC and FMNP
    • Must must attend a face to face or interactive (webinar) training by State WIC Staff ever 3 years.
    • To register for a webinar training click on the FVC Training Schedule

    NOTE: FVC authorization includes authorization for FMNP. The authorization title is FVC and FMNP.

    How to Apply

    1. The application and training requirements above must be met prior to submitting application. Incomplete applications will be returned.
    2. Complete the Farmer-Vendor-Applicationand mail to the address on the application.

     

     

    Market Managers

    WIC Authorization expires every 3 years. Expired Farmers' Market Managers need to re-apply to re-authorize.

    Application and Training Requirements

    FMNP

    FVC

    Applications are accepted year round.

    All applicants:

    • Must have a current Market Certificate.

    New applicants:

    • Must attend a face-to-face or interactive training given by State WIC Staff, Local WIC Agency Staff or register and attend a FMNP Webinar training.
    • To register for a webinar training, click on the FMNP Training Schedule

    Re-Authorizing applicants:

    Only applications for Existing Market Managers Re-Authorizing are accepted year round.

    • FVC authorization includes authorization for FMNP. The authorization title is FVC and FMNP.

    NOTE: FVC and FMNP Markets are only being added once yearly in small groups. Please contact the State WIC Office at 916-928-8513 or WICFVC@cdph.ca.gov to have your market put on the waitlist.

    All applicants:

      • Must have a current Market Certificate.
      • Must attend a face to face or interactive (webinar) training by State WIC Staff every 3 years.
      • To register for a webinar training click on the FVC Training Schedule

    How to Apply

    1. The application and training requirements above must be met prior to submitting application. Incomplete applications will be returned.
    2. Complete the Farmers Market Manager - Applicationuse this Additional Farmer List,if needed and mail to the address on the application.
     
     
    Last modified on: 3/17/2014 1:30 PM