Joining our CSA with SNAP/EBT

 Big Train Farm accepts SNAP/EBT benefits as payment for CSA shares

The Quick FAQs:

  • When you sign up, select that you will be paying with SNAP/EBT benefits.

  • There is no advance payment.

  • You will pay incrementally every 14 days (every other Thursday)

  • Show up every week for the duration of the CSA season (June – November) to pick up your veggies!

How Much Does It Cost?

  • Due to a very generous collaboration with Farm Fresh Rhode Island’s Bonus Bucks Program, we are currently able to extend a 50% discount to the total cost of CSA shares with SNAP payment!

  • This program is funded by the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Program.

The Breakdown:

  • Full Share Bi-Weekly Cost: $32     (Yearly Cost: $400)

  • 3/4 Share Bi-Weekly Cost: $24     (Yearly Cost: $300)

  • Half Share Bi-Weekly Cost: $16    (Yearly Cost: $200)

How Does It Work?

  • Bring your SNAP/EBT card to the Thursday CSA pickup, when you pick up your vegetables.

  • We swipe your EBT card right there, enter the dollar amount, and send you the receipt via email or text message.

  • We charge you every two weeks for the duration of the CSA season (June – November).

What Can I Get?

  • Vegetables shares through Big Train Farm ONLY

  • Shares that we offer through collaboration with other producers (i.e., meat, fruit, flowers, etc) are not covered under this program at this time.

Still Have Questions?