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Your Montana Food Stamps Can Do THIS?!?

Your Montana Food Stamps Can Do THIS?!?

A Montana food stamps card can do so much more than buy groceries and give you cash benefits. It can also be used for discounted admission, growing a garden and so much more! Check out all the awesome and unadvertised Montana food stamps perks we’ve discovered!

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Enjoy fresh, healthy food with Montana’s Double SNAP Dollars program! 

Montana has the Double SNAP Dollars program that allows you to use your SNAP or EBT card to purchase double the fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmer’s markets. The Double SNAP Dollars program will match your purchase or fresh produce, dollar for dollar up to $30 per day when you use your SNAP or EBT card. 

Here are four easy steps to follow to get you started: 

  • Step 1: Visit a Double SNAP Dollars Location and go to the market’s information booth to learn more about the program. 
  • Step 2: Swipe your EBT or SNAP card to receive SNAP and Double SNAP matching tokens.
  • Step 3: Double your dollars to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at participating vendor locations (up to $30 per day). 
  • Step 4: Enjoy and tell your friends about Double SNAP Dollars.

Most of the participating locations of the Double SNAP Dollars program are at farmer’s markets, but the following two retail locations have programs that will match your purchase up to a certain dollar amount:

  • Camas Organic Market 
    • 300 Main St. Hot Springs, MT 59845.
      • Earn up to $10 on Tuesdays & Thursdays. Redeem on any day, Monday – Saturday.
  • The Produce Market – Billing, MT
    • Earn up to $20 in Double SNAP every day of the week!  

Here is a list of the participating Farmers Market locations where you can get double your money for certain food items:

  • Anaconda Community Market
    • 305 Main St. Kennedy Common Anaconda, Montana 59711.
  • Bigfork Village Market
    • 191 Mill St. Bigfork, MT 59911
  • Bozeman Winter Farmers Market
    • Gallatin County Fairgrounds, Building 1; 901 Black Ave Bozeman, Montana 59715.
  • Butte Farmers Market
    • West Park St. Butte, Montana 59701 (Summer Site).
    • Butte Plaza Mall Butte, Montana 59701 (Winter Site).
  • Clark Fork Market
    • 101 Carousel Dr. Misssoula, Montana Mossoula.
  • Clark Fork Organic
    • 542 Tower Street Farmstand, 542 U Tower, Missoula, Montana 59804.
  • Columbia Falls Community Market
    • 830 1st Ave W Columbia Falls, Montana 59912.
  • Cultivating Connections / Homestead Organics Farm
    • 175 Skalkaho Hwy Hamiltonn , Montana 59840.
  • Eureka Chamber Farmers Market
    • General Pershing Park, 400 Dewey Avenue Eureka, MT 59917.
  • Farmers Market at Libby
    • 905 W 9th St. Libby, MT 59923.
  • Glacier Tilth Farm
    • 11418 MT Hwy 200 Dixion, Montana 59831.
  • Good Mama Farm
    • 200 Pony Rd. PO Box 174 Harrison, MT 59735.
  • Hamilton Farmers Market Co-Op
    • Bedford & 3rd Street in Hamilton, Montana 59840.
  • Harlequin Organic Produce
    • 72664 Heart View Ln Arlee, Montana 59821.
  • Harlo Farmers Market
    • Chief Joseph Park 3rd St W Harowton, MT 59036.
  • Healthy by Design Gardeners Market
    • South Park, Billings, Montana 59101.
  • Helena Farmers’ Market
    • Fuller Avenue Helena, Montana 59601.
  • Helena Farmers’ Market – Tuesday Market
    • Main Street Park – East Helena East Helena, Montana 59624.
  • Kalispell Farmers Market
    • Flathead Valley Community College, 777 Grandview Dr. Kalispell, Montana 59903.
  • Long Step Farm
    • 16660 Thunderbolt Ln Frenchtown, MT 59834.
  • Missoula Farmers Market
    • 534 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802 Across From the XXXX’s Missoula, Montana 59802.
  • Missoula Food Bank & Community Center
    • 1720 Wyoming St. Missoula, MT 56801.
  • Missoula Valley Winter Market
    • 2901 Brooks St. Missoula, Montana 59801.
      • West Entryway of the Southgate Mall (next to Scheel’s – entrance that faces Bitterroot Railroad)
  • Moon River Ranch
    • 1st St. Clinton, MT 59825.
  • Orchard Homes Farmers Market
    • 2537 S 3rd St W Missoula, Montana 59804.
  • Polson Farmers Market
    • 11 3rd Ave West Polson, Montana 59860.
  • Red Lodge Farmers Market
    • Lions Park Red Lodge, Montana 59068.
  • River Valley Farmers Market
    • 200 N Center Ave. Hardin, Montana 59034.
  • Ronan Farmers Market
    • Ronan Visitor Center, 155-199 US-93 Ronan, Montana 59864.
  • Troy Farmers Market
    • Troy Museum (700 E. Missoula Ave.) Troy, MT 59935.
  • Wednesday Afternoon Farmers Market at O’Hara Commons
    • 111 S. 4th St Hamilton, Montana 59840.
  • Western Montana Growers Cooperative
    • 1500 Burns Street Ste. C Missoula, Montana 59802.
  • Whitefish Farmers Market
    • Depot Parket and Central Ave Whitefish, Montana 59937.
  • WSE’s Livingston Farmers Market
    • 229 River Dr. Livingston, Montana 59047.
  • Yellowstone Valley Farmers Market
    • 2nd Ave N and N Broadway Billings, MT 59101.

Get incredible discounts with your Montana food stamps card!

Amazon offers discounted Amazon Prime memberships for customers who have a Montana food stamps card! With this discounted Amazon Prime membership, you’ll receive free two-day shipping on your Amazon orders and access to FREE streaming services! You’ll need to verify that you receive food stamps or Medicaid to get this incredible price.

Cell phones and service are available FREE for individuals and families who have a Montana food stamps card. Find out who offers free phones and service in your area. 

Internet is available at low-cost from providers like Comcast, CenturyLink, AT&T and more! These low income Internet services start at just $5 per month!

Power companies often offer special programs for low income customers. If you’ve got a Montana food stamps card, then you may be able to save money on your power bill!

Property tax exemptions may be available for eligible low income seniors and disabled veterans. You’ll need to contact your county for more information, including income limits and application instructions.

Sliding scale health care services from Southwest Montana Community Health are available to low income residents who live nearby.

Student loans feature special repayment programs for low income borrowers. Get the details on these low income student loan repayment plans here!

Veterinary care can overwhelm a low income budget… but we found agencies that can help! Get the details here!

YMCA organizations typically offer discounts for low income individuals and families. If you have a Montana food stamps card, then you may qualify for a discounted YMCA membership! Contact your local YMCA for details.

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Get museum admission discounts with your Montana food stamps card!

Museums with green titles are Museums for All participants. These venues accept EBT cards from all 50 states, so you don’t have to be a Montana resident to get these great deals!

It is important to remember that you cannot pay for admission with your EBT card. You will show the EBT card to receive the discount but you will need to pay the remaining admission price, if any, in cash or with a credit/debit card.

Billings

Moss Mansion Museum – $3 or less per person

The Moss Mansion Museum is a turn-of-the-century home built in 1093. It is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Western Heritage Center – $3 per person or less

The Western Heritage Museum features interactive exhibits, walking tours, traveling displays and more.

Wise Wonders Children’s Museum – $3 per person

Wise Wonders is a new children’s museum in Billings that has a STEM focus. They provide countless interactive exhibits involving science, technology, engineering and math. From blocks to pulleys to patterns, children learn while they play here.

$10 family memberships are also available with showing your EBT card!

Yellowstone Art Museum – $3 or less per person

The Yellowstone Art Museum showcases art to interest people of all ages. As a Museums for All member, they offer an EBT discount.

Bozeman

Montana Science Center – FREE

Children of all ages can learn through play at Montana Science Center! This exciting and inventive space features a toddler area, a high-tech learning lab, hands-on science displays, circuit studio, Explore Montana play space and a scientific “playground for the mind.” With an EBT card, your family can visit for free!

Helena

ExplorationWorks – $3 per person

A hands-on, STEM museum, this museum has recently reopened in a new, bigger facility, with exhibits that will excite teens and small children.  Check out the new TechLab!

Missoula

Missoula Insectarium – FREE

Explore the Missoula Insectarium’s 18 aquariums and terrariums full of live arthoropods, including butterflies and tarantulas! Docents, also known as bug ambassadors, can introduce you to 40 different species. Complete a scavenger hunt, hold some new creatures and watch a tarantula feeding FREE with your EBT card!

As of August 2019, their Front Street location is closed while they work to build a new, larger facility.  Check out their online offerings!

Montana Natural History Center – FREE

Explore Missoula’s glacial lake, see life-sized dinosaur fossils, discover ecosystems and play in the kids’ discovery room at Montana Natural History Center! Your visit is FREE with an EBT card.

spectrUM Discovery Area – FREE

The spectrUM Discovery Area is a hands-on science center that provides hands-on STEM opportunities for children. Anyone under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Nicole leads the Low Income Relief team with over 20 years of professional research and writing experience. Nicole started Low Income Relief after a personal experience with poverty. When her husband was medically discharged from the US Army, their family experienced tremendous financial hardship. Nicole was able to gather help from multiple community agencies and move into a nearby low income housing unit in just two weeks! Since then, Nicole has been dedicated to helping low income families in crisis. She regularly spends hundreds of hours combing through countless resources to make sure that Low Income Relief has the most comprehensive and complete resource directories on the internet today. Prior to starting Low Income Relief, Nicole worked as a novelist, journalist, ghostwriter and content creator. Her work has been featured in various print and online publications, including USA Today, eHow, Livestrong, Legal Beagle, The Daily Herald, The Chronicle and more.

Lindsey

Thursday 21st of July 2022

I am a single parent to a 16 year old who is Bipolar. We are very low income and do not have a home of our own. Is waiting on section 8 for a year or more our only option to have a place of our own?

Catherine Marucci

Thursday 21st of July 2022

Hi Lindsey. There are quite a few possible options. Check out the housing section of our website: https://lowincomerelief.com/get-housing-help/

Jasmine

Tuesday 28th of June 2016

I'm currently living in Montana about an hour away from billings and have been searching desperately for things I can take my babies and big kid too that aren't expensive but have yet to find anything. I look forward to anything else you find!

Nicole

Tuesday 28th of June 2016

That's good to know! I'm pretty good at finding things like that. I'll take a look and see what I can find in your area! I'll come back and post a link here when I'm finished. :)