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SNAP SHARES

SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities.

Ordering a SNAP share

SNAP+DUFB logosIf you qualify, you can order one of our regular summer CSA shares through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (or SNAP). It’s a pretty good deal, and this year, if you weren’t a member of any CSA last year, you can also add Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) to your SNAP membership – they provide matching funds which a CSA membership even more affordable!

Signing up for a SNAP or SNAP + Double Up Food Bucks share involves a little paperwork, but it’s relatively easy. In short, you’ll download two forms, fill them both out, and send both back to us with your $50 initial payment.

HOW TO SIGN UP FOR A SNAP SHARE:

First, download our SNAP Member Form:

Second, decide whether you’d like to sign up for a SNAP-only or SNAP + Double Up Food Bucks share and download the appropriate form. We recommend that if this is the first time you’re joining a CSA – that is, if you were not a member of any CSA last year (2015) – the SNAP + DoubleUp share will give you the best deal.

Third, fill out both forms and send BOTH back to us with your $50 initial payment. Make the check out to, and then mail it to:

Laura Masterson
47th Ave Farm
6632 SE 47th Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97206

… and once it’s all processed, a summer’s worth of delicious vegetables is yours!