WIC and Retail Grocery Stores

Maine WIC authorizes hundreds of stores around the state to accept WIC benefits for specified food items.Grocers that have been authorized by the WIC Program are referred to as WIC authorized vendors. WIC authorized vendors are a vital contributor to the WIC Program by helping to provide nutritious foods to women, infants and children within their community.


Find WIC Stores Find a Farm Stand or Farmers Market


Changes to WIC


We added 3 more size options of Yogurt. Starting Oct 1, 2023, WIC Approved Yogurt sizes are 8oz, 16oz, 24oz and 32oz for WIC customers to choose from. 

Please make sure to download most current APL version available on a daily basis.


Whole Milk Yogurt

Quart Lowfat Yogurt

8 oz


No (none available)

16 oz



24 oz



32 oz



Approved Food List

Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) July 1st to Oct 31st

The FMNP is a program of the USDA’s Food and Nutrition Services WIC program. The focus of the program is to increase the use of fresh, unprocessed, locally grown fruits and vegetables by WIC participants.

July 1st to Oct 31st you may notice FMNP CVB (Cash Value Benefits) on customer’s WIC balance inquiries. WIC customers are to redeem benefits with certified ME WIC farmers only.
The Fruits & Vegetables CVBare redeemable at ME WIC authorized stores and ME WIC certified farmers.

Help Make Our Program Better

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