A: Silver Double Up Food Bucks tokens can only be used to purchase New York-grown fruits and vegetables with eligible vendors at participating farmers markets. The silver Double Up tokens are given to you for free at the farmers market info booth when you use your SNAP benefits to shop at participating farmers markets. Each silver Double Up token is worth $2 and has no cash value.
The value of the silver Double Up tokens does not come off your SNAP EBT Card. Double Up silver tokens can only be used for fresh, New York-grown fruits and vegetables.
The SNAP EBT Card tokens can be used to purchase any SNAP-eligible items at the market, including fruits, vegetables, bread, cheese, and meats. These tokens must be spent at the market at which you received them. The value of these tokens does come off your SNAP EBT Card.