Brevard County Farmers Market Providing Food Assistance Sept. 12 for Those Impacted By COVID-19

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individuals can obtain $50 in CARES Act dollars, in the form of tokens

Opportunities are available Saturday for food assistance for residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency. (UF/IFAS Extension image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Opportunities are available Saturday for food assistance for residents financially impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency.

The UF/Brevard Extension Service is hosting 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:

• Friday, Sept. 11, Titusville Visitor Center, 419 South Hopkins Ave., Titusville, from 3-6 p.m.

• Saturday, Sept.12, Paddling Paradise, 4220 Dixie Highway NE, Palm Bay, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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.

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