Buckeye Health Plan members can get vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Haymaker Farmers’ Market in Kent.
All members will get a $10 voucher and children of members will receive a free Buckeye Buck to purchase a healthy snack. Market-goers can use two Produce Perks programs for additional healthy food. SNAP/EBT shoppers will receive a $1 for $1 match at the market from Produce Perks. In addition, families with children in the household can receive an additional $40 voucher to purchase healthy food if they meet income requirements.
A kids scavenger hunt will take place across the market, introducing kids and families to produce options. Food samples and recipes will show market-goers how to prepare the fresh ingredients.
In addition, Walgreens will be holding a free walk-up vaccine clinic on-site.
The farmers’ market is on Franklin Avenue between Main Street and Summit Street.