If you are only using your New Mexico food stamps card for food, then you are missing out! Your New Mexico food stamps card can help you get discounted admission to museums, cheap Internet services, student loan forgiveness and so much more!
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7 Things You Need to Know
I’ve been updating this list for years now, and I’ve learned quite a bit along the way. There are some things that many people don’t know about New Mexico food stamps!
- Apply for New Mexico EBT online. I’ve had many people tell me that the only reason they don’t have food stamps is because they’re too embarrassed to go into the office. You can apply online and skip the lines!
- You can buy fruit trees. It’s true! You can buy much more than just groceries. You can buy seeds and produce-bearing plants with your New Mexico food stamps card! You can also buy certain gift baskets and birthday cakes. Here are some other surprising things you can buy with food stamps.
- Shop smart. For example, the Double Up Food Bucks program will you a 50% discount on produce just because you used an EBT card for your farmer’s markets purchase and at You-Pick Strawberry Fields!
- You may be eligible for more food stamps than you are getting. Many people are getting less than they should because they don’t get credit for all their deductions.
- You may be able to get cash back from your food stamps card legally by using rewarded shopping apps. Who doesn’t need more grocery money every month? One of our readers earned an additional $437.84 in cash just by shopping with her food stamps card!
- Did you know you can shop here?! You can use your New Mexico food stamps funds in some unexpected places. In addition to most grocery stores and gas stations, you can use your card at Costco, many farmer’s markets and even Schwan’s food delivery trucks!
- You can use your EBT card in other states! Not only can you shop in other states, you can also get EBT discounts in other states. All of our state lists use green titles to indicate what venues accept out-of-state EBT cards for discounts.
Enjoy double the fresh fruits and vegetables with New Mexico’s Double Up Food Bucks program
When you buy fresh fruits and vegetables with your SNAP or EBT card at participating farmers’ markets, farm stands, mobile markets, and grocery stores, you can a dollar back for every dollar spent to buy more produce.
For example: If you buy $15 worth of fruits and vegetables, the Double Up Food Bucks program will give you another $15 to spend on more locally-grown fruits and vegetables.
Only certain market locations participate in the program, but here is a little of the current ones:
- Abiquiu Farmers’ Market
- 2 County Road 187 Next to the Post Office Abiquiu, New Mexico, 87510.
- Alamogordo Farmers’ Market
- 1987 White Sands Blvd. Alamogordo, New Mexico, 88310.
- Aztec Farmers’ Market
- 1409 W. Aztec Blvd. Westside Plaza Parking Lot Aztec, New Mexico, 87410.
- Belen Growers’ Market
- 315 N 4th st. Anna Becker Park, Belen, New Mexico, 87002.
- Bernalillo Farmers’ Market
- 300 Rotary Park Rd, Bernalillo, New Mexico, 87004.
- Big Jim Farms – Los Ranchos
- 4317 Rio Grande Blvd NW Los Ranchos, New Mexico, 87107.
- Bomvida Farms
- 23 Winery Rd. Bosque, New Mexico, 87006.
- Bosque Farms Growers’ Market
- 1090 North Bosque Loop Bosque Farms, New Mexico, 87068.
- Cedar Crest Farmers’ Market
- 12183 NM Hwy 14 Winter Market – 12128 N14 Cedar Crest, New Mexico, 87008.
- Chispas Farm
- 229 Saavedra Rd SW Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87105.
- Cid’s Food Market
- 623 Paseo del Pueblo Norte Taos, New Mexico, 87571.
- Clovis Farmers’ Market
- 3200 Block of N. Prince St. Clovis, New Mexico, 88101.
- Community Food Pantry Hope Garden
- 1130 E Hasler Valley Rd Gallup, New Mexico, 87301.
- Dixon Cooperative Market
- 215 NM-75 Dixon, New Mexico, 87527.
- Dixon Farmers’ Market
- 2078 Rte.68 Dixon, New Mexico, 87527.
- Downtown Growers’ Market
- 810 Copper Ave NW Robinson Park – 8th and Central Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87102.
- El Morro Feed and Seed
- 4019 Ice Caves Road Ramah, New Mexico, 87321.
- Eldorado Farmers’ Market
- 7 Caliente Road Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87508.
- Espanola Farmers’ Market
- 1005 N. Railroad Avenue Espanola, New Mexico, 87532.
- Farm Fresh Mobile Market – La Semilla Food Center
- 101 East Joy Drive Anthony, New Mexico, 88021.
- Farmers’ & Crafts Market of Las Cruces
- Wednesdays: 221 N. Main St. – Plaza de Las Cruces
- Saturdays: 7 city blocks along Main St. Downtown Las Cruces, New Mexico, 88001.
- Farmington Growers’ Market
- 3041 E. Main St. Farmington, New Mexico, 87402.
- Food King – Santa Fe
- #89 1700 St. Michaels Dr. Sante Fe, New Mexico, 87107.
- #93 930 Riverside Drive Espanola, New Mexico, 87507.
- Fort Sumner Farmers’ Makers’ Market
- Dallas Park – 1099 E Sumner Ave. Fort Sumner, New Mexico, 88119.
- Gallup Farmers’ Market
- Gallup Downtown Courthouse Plaza – 215 W. Aztec, NW end Gallup, New Mexico, 87301.
- Genesis Gardens
- 3030 N Rock Island St. Tucumcari, New Mexico
- Grants Farmers’ Market
- 608 W. Santa Fe Ave. Grants, New Mexico, 87020.
- Grave’s Farm and Garden
- 6265 Graves Road, Roswell, New Mexico 88203.
- Kirtland Growers’ Market
- 47 Road 6500 Kirtland, New Mexico 87417.
- La Cosecha CSA
- 318 Isleta Blvd SW Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87105.
- La Familia Growers Market
- 100 Isleta Blvd. SW Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87105.
- La Montanita Co-Op
- Gallup – 105 East Coal Ave. Gallup, New Mexico, 87301.
- Nop Hill – 3500 Central Ave. SE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106.
- Rio Grande – 2400 Rio Grande Blvd. NW Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87104.
- Santa Fe – 913 West Alameda St. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501.
- Los Alamos Farmers’ Market
- Summer – Ashley Pond Park 2300 Trinity Drive
- Winter – Fuller Lodge 2132 Central Avenue Los Alamos, New Mexico, 87544.
- Los De Mora Co-Op Farm Stand
- 380 NM HWY 518 Mora, New Mexico, 87732.
- Los Lunas Farmers’ Market
- Heritage Park 3447 Lambros Circle Los Lunas, New Mexico, 87031.
- #04 – 1326 Avenue J Eunice, New Mexico, 88231.
- #14 – 100 Curry Jal, New Mexico, 88252.
- #17 – 116 W 14th Street Clovis, New Mexico, 88101.
- #21 – 1120 E. Hwy 66 Uptown Gallup, New Mexico, 87301.
- #56 – 601 E. Reinken Belen, New Mexico, 87002.
- #59 – 560 Central Ave Tularosa, New Mexico, 88352.
- Lowe’s Corner Market
- #98 – 701 11th Street Nw Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87102.
- Lowe’s Fiesta Foods
- #52 – 519 Paeso Del Pueblo Sur Taos, new Mexico, 87571.
- #57 – 2180 N Main Las Cruces, New Mexico, 88001.
- #58 – 1410 E. Missouri Las Cruces, New Mexico, 88001.
- Lowe’s Market
- #18 – 2451 Hwy 84 Chama, New Mexico 87520.
- #60 – 3373 Mountain View Blvd Angel Fire, New Mexico, 87710.
- #94 – 105 W Tucumcari Blvd. Tucumcari, New Mexico, 88401.
- Lowe’s Marketplace
- 4701 4th. St SW Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87102.
- Lowe’s Shop N Save
- #23 – 200 Marguerite St. Gallup, New Mexico, 87301.
- Lowes Signature Market
- #55 – 675 E 10th Street Alamogordo, New Mexico, 88310.
- Mesa Verde Community Farmers’ Market
- 7900 Marquette NE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108.
- Mile-Hi Farmer’s Market
- 2000 Alvarado Dr. NE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
- MoGro Mobile Grocery
- 8200 Central Ave SE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108.
- 8200 Central Ave SE UNM Southeast Heights Clinic Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87108.
- 1217 S. Riverside Santa Cruz, New Mexico, 87567
- Espanola Valley Eagles – Between Sonic and Dreamcatcher.
- 78 S Main St. Pecos, New Mexico 87552.
- Upper Pecos Watershed Association between Sonic and Dreamcatcher.
- 1700 Cerrillos Rd Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505.
- New Mexico Harvest CSA
- 1823 Commercial St. NE #D Albuquerqure, New Mexico 87107.
- Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87102.
- Pecos Farmer’s Market
- 13 S. Main Street, Pecos, New Mexico, 87552.
- Lacated outside Adelo’s.
- 13 S. Main Street, Pecos, New Mexico, 87552.
- Pojoaque Farmers’ & Crafts Market
- 78 Citites of Gold Rd Santa Fe, New Mexico 87321.
- Polk’s Folly Farm Butcher Shop and Farm Stand
- 12128 NM-14 Cedar Crest, New Mexico, 87008.
- Portales Farmers’ Market
- First St. and Avenue B Portales, New Mexico 88130.
- Questa Farmers Market
- 1 NM-38 Questa, New Mexico 87556.
- Rail Yards Market
- 777 1st Street SW Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102.
- Ramah Farmers’ market
- 12 Bloomfield St. Ramah, New Mexico 87321.
- Red Williow Farmers’ Market
- 885 Star Road Taos, New Mexico 87571.
- Reunity Farm
- 1829 San Ysidro Crossing Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507.
- Rosales Farms
- 16 County Rd 91 Socorro, New Mexico 87801.
- Rosales Produce
- 7331 4th St. NW Alduquerqu, New Mexico 87501.
- 2001 Isleta Blvd SW Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105.
- Santa Fe Farmers’ Market
- 1607 Paseo de Peralta at Guadalupe Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505.
- 4801 Beckner Road Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507.
- Santa Rosa Farmers’ Market
- 244 S 4th Street Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435.
- Semilla Natural Foods
- 510 University Ave Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701.
- Shiprock Farmers’ Market
- N693 US Highway 64 Shiprock, New Mexico 87420.
- Sierra Country Farmers’ Market
- 151 E. Riverside Drive Truth or Consequences, New Mexico 87901.
- Silver City Farmers’ Market
- 901 N Pope St. Silver City, New Mexico, 88038.
- Hwy 211 and Clark Road Gila Valley Market Gila, New Mexico, 88062.
- Silver City Food Co-Op
- 520 N Bullard St Silver City, New Mexico 88061.
- Socorro Farmers’ Market
- Smith’s Parking Lot, 1002 Ake Ave. Socorro, New Mexico 87801.
- South Valley Growers’ Market
- 3907 Isleta Blvd SW Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105.
- Super Save
- #52 – 519 Paeso del Pueblo Sur Taos, New Mexico 87571.
- #53 – 1265 South 2nd Street Raton, New Mexico 87740.
- #91 – 2400 7th Street Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701.
- #92 – 605 Mills Ave Las Vegas, New Mexico 87701.
- Taos Farmers’ Market
- Taos Plaza – 400 Camino de la Placita Taos, New Mexico, 87571.
- The Frontier Food Hub
- 501 E 13th St. Silver City, New Mexico, 88061.
- The Harvest Food Hub
- 310 W. Animas Street Farmington, New Mexico, 87401.
- Tierra Encantada
- 2513 Hot Springs Blvd Hot Springs & Mills Av Las Vegas, New Mexico, 87701.
- Tri-Country Farmers’ Market
- 6th and University Las Vagas, New Mexico 87701.
- Tucumcari Farmers’ Market
- Coner of Rt. 66 Blvd. and Date Street Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401.
- Village Greengrocer 3 Fire House Lane Madrid, New Mexico 87010.
Got a New Mexico food stamps card? Get discounts!
Amazon offers steep discounts on Amazon Prime membership for low income customers! With your New Mexico food stamps card, you can get free two-day shipping and free streaming access for about half price. You’ll need to verify that you receive food stamps or Medicaid to get this incredible price.
Cell phones and serviceare available FREE from several agencies who serve low income customers. If you qualify for New Mexico food stamps, you may qualify for a FREE smartphone and FREE monthly service (including data)!
Internetis essential to daily life. You could qualify for Internet as low as $5 per month!
Power companiesmay provide free weatherization services, free appliances and other perks for low income customers. We’re investigating companies across America to see what hidden and relatively-unknown programs are available for their customers.
Property tax exemptionsfor low-income seniors and disabled veterans may be available from your local county assessor’s office. Contact your assessor’s office for more information, including income limits and application instructions.
Student loans? If you qualify for New Mexico food stamps, you also qualify for income-based repayment plans! These plans can cost you as little as ZERO dollars per month. After 20 years of on time payments, your remaining balance may be forgiven!Get the details on these low income student loan repayment plans here!
Veterinary careis so expensive! If you need help paying for pet care, we’ve found some resources for you.Get the details here!
YMCAusually offer discounts for low income individuals and families. If you’ve got New Mexico food stamps, you may be able to get a discounted membership to your local YMCA! Since details vary by location, you’ll need to contact them directly for more information.
Get museum admission discounts with your New Mexico food stamps card!
For your convenience, we’ve organized our free and discounted museum admission list alphabetically by city. We’ve also used green titles to indicate the museums that accept EBT cards from all 50 states. Museums with black titles only accept New Mexico food stamps cards.
It is important to remember that you cannot pay for admission with your NM food stamps 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.
Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum – $1 per person
The Albuquerque Balloon Museum is a collaborative project that provides exhibits, events, and educationalopportunities.For a list of upcoming events at the Albuquerque Balloon Museum, please click here. Children three and under are always free!
Explora Science Center & Children’s Museum of Albuquerque – FREE Membership
This exciting museum invites visitors to explore ‘ideas you can touch’ through interactive exhibits, events and special educational programs. Current exhibits include gravity, water, arts, crafts, air movement, light, shadow, color, mathematics and more!
Millicent Rogers Museum – $1 per person
This museum celebrates the art and culture of the southwest. With an EBT card, up to five people can visit for just $1 per person!
Roswell Museum and Art Center – $3 per person
The Roswell Museum and Art Center welcomes EBT cardholders for $3 per person, up to four people per EBT card.
Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe – $3 or less per person
CCA celebrates arts, humanities and sciences through carefully designed experiences. As a Museums for All member, this venue offers EBT discounts.
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum – FREE
This museum opened 11 years after Georgia O’Keeffe’s death. It showcases her paintings, creative process and inspiration. The Museumfeatures over 3,000 pieces. Admission is free with your EBT card, but reservations are required and are only bookable within 10 days prior to your arrival date.
Sante Fe Botanical Garden – FREE
Explore the magic and wonder of nature at the Sante Fe Botanical Garden. Wander 14 acres of garden, designed by renowned landscape architect W. Gary Smith, and see why tens of thousands of people flock to this beautiful, peaceful garden every year.
Sante Fe Children’s Museum – $3 per person
You can save some serious money on admission to Sante Fe Children’s Museum if you have an EBT card! Admission is regularly $7.50 per adult and $5 per child but guests with a New Mexico food stamps card pay just $3 per person!
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Most families in New Mexico with gross income up to 165% of the federal poverty level, about $3,418 a month for a family of three, qualify for food stamps. There is no asset limit in New Mexico.What is the lowest income for food stamps? ›
Gross monthly income — that is, household income before any of the program's deductions are applied — generally must be at or below 130 percent of the poverty line. For a family of three, the poverty line used to calculate SNAP benefits in federal fiscal year 2023 is $1,920 a month.What is the food assistance program formally called the food stamp program that provides low income families with debit cards to purchase foods? ›
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly food benefits to eligible households on a debit-style Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card that is used to purchase food from approved retailers.Did New Mexico stop extra food stamps? ›
SANTA FE – The New Mexico Human Services Department today announced the official end of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotments. SNAP customers will receive their regular benefit amount starting in March 2023.