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Community Farmers Market


 

  • Where is the market located? CFM is located at 2319 Nashville Rd. Bowling Green, Kentucky, next to WKU's South Campus location. 
  • What are the market's hours? CFM is open Tuesdays from 2-6 pm and Saturdays from 8 am-1 pm. 
  • Is the market following proper COVID-19 precautions? Yes! CFM has implemented safety measures, such as increased social distancing, reducing high-touch areas, frequent sanitizing, and requiring face masks. Individuals may also place orders through the market's Curbside Service
  • What is the market's season? CFM is an indoor farmers market, allowing it to operate year-round! 
  • How can I get involved with the market?  Contact CFM's coordinators throught their Connect/Apply tool. 
  • How can I stay updated on the market? Sign up for the CFM Newsletter and follow them on Instagram and Facebook!
  • Is there a Topper Transit line that travels to the market?  The white line travels to WKU South Campus Monday-Friday until 6 pm. This bus does not stop directly at CFM, but it is within close proximity. 
  • Where can I park at the market? The Community Farmers Market has limited parking in the front of the building. The South Campus lot behind the CFM offers additional parking and can be accessed by turning right at the traffic light. 
  • Are credit/debit cards accepted? The decision to accept credit/debit cards is up to the discretion of the vendor. Many vendors at CFM do accept alternative forms of payment, though it is recommended individuals bring cash just in case.
  • Does the market accept SNAP/WIC benefits? Yes! In fact, CFM doubles SNAP/EBT benefits (and P-EBT benfits!) up to $20 per visit, and doubles the value of WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers. Apply for the program through CFM's Connect/Apply tool. 
  • Are there any other financial support programs provided by the market? The Fresh Rx for Moms Program is a program for expectant moms on Medicaid.  Expectant moms in the program receive $20 in fresh fruits and vegetables each week (up to 40 weeks), and also receive a weekly in-season recipe with a pregnancy-specific health tip, written by our registered dietitian.  To qualify for the Fresh Rx for Moms, you must: be pregnant at the time of application, be on Medicaid, and be regularly visiting a doctor or midwife
  • What is the WKU Double Dollars Program? The Office of Sustainability has partnered with the Community Farmers Market to offer the Double Dollars program, allowing students to double the value of Big Red Dollars spent when shopping at the market. This initiative has greatly improved student access to fresh, locally-sourced produce by increasing affordability. Students may purchase $10 worth of tokens per visit. 
  • Who is eligible for the WKU Double Dollars Program? Anyone with a valid WKU student ID, including undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at WKU, is eligible to participate in the program.
*note students must Load  Big Red Dollars to dining accounts in order to participate in the Double Dollars Program. Meal Plan Dollars are not eligible.

 

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 Last Modified 1/12/21