December HIP Locations

Winter Farmer’s Markets are here. Learn more about the HIP program and see if you are eligible.

December HIP Locations (click here)


What is HIP?

HIP stands for the Healthy Incentives Program. This program was developed by the State of Massachusetts. When SNAP recipients buy healthy, local produce from HIP farm vendors, money gets put back on their EBT card. *monthly money back caps at $40, $60 or $80 depdendent on household size.

Household Size HIP Monthly Cap
1-2 people $40
3-5 people $60
6+ people $80

How to Sign Up for HIP:

If you live in Massachusetts and your household receives SNAP benefits, you are automatically enrolled into HIP.

How to Sign Up for SNAP Benefits:

Applying for SNAP involves screening your eligibility, a short application and mail-in of required documents. The Senior Center can assist you with the application process by calling us at 625-2502. Eligibility examples are shown below and your eligibility can be screened online at this link.

Household Size Maximum Annual Income
1 $25,760
2 $34,840
3 $43,920

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