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Farmers Market Nutrition Program

The Iowa Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) consists of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) FMNP and the Senior FMNP. The FMNPs are Congressionally-authorized programs with the following goals:

  • To provide fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs from farmers markets and farmstands to nutritionally at-risk women, infants, children and low-income seniors.
  • To increase the domestic consumption of agricultural commodities by expanding or aiding in the expansion of farmers markets, farmstands and CSA programs.
  • To develop or aid in the development of new and additional farmers markets, farmstands and CSA programs.


Senior FMNP

Eligibility Requirements

Participant Information

Vendor Information

Market Manager Information

Certified Vendor Login

Administrative Code Chapter 50

Baskets of Veggies
FMNP/SFMNP/CVV is open to all eligible persons.

The U.S. Dept of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department.  (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  You’re your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity employer.


Mailing Address: IDALS,  Wallace State Office Building,   502 E. 9th Street,  Des Moines, IA 50319:     PH: 515-281-5321
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