For Farmers

The Maine WIC Program seeks to girlonpumpkinsupplement nutrition for pregnant women, babies and young children. Fresh fruits and vegetables are an important part of that nutrition, and it's important to us to make sure Maine families have access to good, locally grown products.

The purpose of Maine WIC Farmer's Market Nutrition Program is to increase use of fresh, unprocessed locally grown fruits and vegetables by WIC-supported families, increase their awareness of Farmers Markets in support of local food production.

When a farmer is authorized as a WIC Farmer, among other responsibilities, the Farmer agrees to:

  • Provide at least 50% Maine grown fruits and vegetables
  • Display WICauthorized
  • Have Defined hours of operation
  • Have a full-time attendant during hours of operation
  • Provide Hanidcapped assessable location
  • Provide Enclosed structure
  • Adhere to WIC Program rules
  • Offer Program clients the same courtesy as other customers.
  • Inform Maine CDC, WIC Nutrition Program of any schedule or location change

Any Maine farmer may apply to become an authorized WIC farmer. There is no charge for application.

2021 WIC Farmer Training Registration

Please choose the training that will best suit your needs. Note that the last available trainings are in March. If there are no registered participants by 1 week preceding the date of the training, that training session will be cancelled. It is important to register at least 1 week prior to the training date (2 weeks, if phone training).

Register for WIC Farmer training

2021 WIC Farmer Hours

Let us promote your business, all WIC farmers please complete information by April 30
Farmer Season & Hours of Operation

Help Make Our Program Better

WIC farmers play an important role assisting clients to obtain appropriate WIC foods. We value your input and suggestions. Contact us.