The UF/Brevard Extension Service is hosting two farmer’s markets in which individuals can obtain $50 in CARES Act dollars, in the form of tokens, for the purchase of fruits, vegetables, honey, coffee, eggs, herbs and other items available.
The markets will be held at these locations:
- On Thursday, Sept. 17, at Wickham Park, 2500 Parkway Drive, Melbourne, 3-6 p.m.
- On Friday , Sept. 18, at the Welcome Center, 419 South Hopkins Ave., Titusville, 3-6 p.m.
- On Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Downtown Melbourne Farmer's Market at Riverview Park, 2301 Irwin St., Melbourne, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.(Call 321-259-3713 to confirm)
The markets are open to all residents. Those who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 will be eligible for the CARES Act tokens upon completion of a self-declaration form that will be available on site. A photo ID will be required with matching address as that on the self-declaration form. Also, at both sites there will be Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) available.