WIC Farm Direct checks are coming! These checks can be used to buy fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers markets, U-Pick farms, and roadside stands.
This year, each WIC family will receive $28 in Farm Direct Checks in the mail! Look for yours after June 1.
WIC will also give out additional checks to eligible participants, while supplies last, at the following events:
- Washington County Fair (801 NE 34th Avenue in Hillsboro, Wingspan Event and Conference Center)
- July 31 and August 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Pasifika Unity Festival (Ron Tonkin Stadium, 4450 NW 229th Avenue in Hillsboro)
- August 7 from 9 a.m.-noon
- Neighborhood Health Center Fair (Parking lot behind building at 155 N First Ave)
- August 14 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
For information on how to use the checks (and some great recipe ideas!) please visit the Oregon WIC website.
Please click here to find a list of participating farmers markets and roadside stands.
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