Why Should I Apply?

NC FNS Benefits

  • Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) can help you buy more food each month and lets you choose what foods you buy.
  • FNS frees up money that can be used for other items, such as utilities and medicine.
  • FNS helps the economy.  For every dollar you spend in FNS benefits, nearly two dollars goes back into the economy.  Click here to learn more.
  • Use FNS to enjoy local fruits and vegetables!  When you use your EBT card at farmers’ markets, you help local farmers.  Click here to find a farmers’ market near you.  Before you go to the farmers’ market, call and ask if they take EBT cards.  If the market does not, ask them to start.

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