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Center for Healthy Communities

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Center for Healthy Communities staff handing out food samples

Participants double their farmers’ market food dollars and get more fruits and vegetables


Thanks to a generous grant from the Ecology Center of Berkeley and its Market Match program, the CHC at Chico State is now proudly partnering with these farmers’ market organizations: 

Carefully targeted Market Match nutrition incentives help low-income Butte County residents stretch their CalFresh shopping dollars to afford more healthful, locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables. As a direct result, the program also supports small and mid-sized local farms and boosts the local economy.


Here's how to get twice as much healthy food for you and your family:

  1. Look for the Market Match sign at the market’s information booth
  2. Use your CalFresh and have your benefits doubled*
  3. Buy more fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables

*CalFresh is matched dollar for dollar, up to a maximum amount, per family, per market day.

A continuación, le explicaremos como obtener el doble de alimentos saludables para usted y su familia:

  1. Busque por el símbolo de Market Match en el puesto de información del mercado 
  2. Utilice sus beneficios de Estampillas de Comida (o CalFresh) y haga que sus beneficios se dupliquen
  3. Compre más frutas y vegetales frescos cultivados localmente

*CalFresh es igualado dólar por dólar, hasta una cantidad máxima, por familia, por día de mercado

For more information, contact Jenni Dye by email at jkdye@csuchico.edu or via telephone at 530-898-3572

Look for Market Match at these farmers' markets: 

Paradise Tuesday Market
Paradise Alliance Church Parking Lot
6491 Clark Road
Paradise, CA
Tuesdays, Seasonal (May-September)
7:30 a.m.–12 p.m.
Chico Wednesday Market
North Valley Plaza Mall Parking Lot
Adjacent to Trader Joe's
Pillsbury Rd. & Plaza Way
Chico, CA
Wednesdays, year round
7:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Red Bluff Wednesday Market
Downtown Red Bluff
600 Block Washington St
Red Bluff, CA
Wednesday, seasonal (June- September)
5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Chico Saturday Market
Downtown Chico 
Municipal Parking Lot 
2nd st & Wall st
Saturday, year-round  
7:30 am- 1:00 pm
Red Bluff Saturday Market
Market by the River 
100 Main Street
Red Bluff CA
Saturdays, year round 
7:30 am- 12:00 pm
Redding Sunday Market
Sundial Bridge Parking Lot 
844 Sundial Bridge Dr
Redding CA 
Sundays, SEASONAL (June- October)
8:00 am- 12:00 pm