SNAP/EBTLegal TopicsEquipment & Payment

Equipment and Payment

Woodcut illustration of a SNAP/EBT machineMost farmers markets who are authorized to accept SNAP benefits use a centralized point-of-sale (POS) device, which is often located at a market manager's booth or a market information stand.

These markets most often also use some form of market currency, also known as "scrip", to facilitate SNAP transactions.

Learn more about market equipment and types of payment in the following sections.

Farmers Market Legal Toolkit