It's Easy to Get Started
When you use your Bridge Card, Double Up matches your fruit and vegetable purchases dollar for dollar, up to $20 a day. That means you and your family get twice the fresh fruits and veggies.
Since 2009, thousands of Michigan families have used Double Up Food Bucks to buy more than 18 million pounds of healthy food.
Am I eligible to use Double Up Food Bucks?
- If you have an active EBT/Bridge Card, you can use Double Up
- If you are on SNAP, you are eligible for Double Up
- Some locations may require a quick sign-up at a cashier or information booth
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Two Ways to Shop with Double Up Food Bucks
Ask how Double Up Food Bucks works at your local store
Grocery store staff are ready to help you get started.
Grocery stores may use coupons, a store loyalty card, or the Double Up Food Bucks card. Your local store's cashier will be happy to explain how it works at their location. If you're given a coupon, don't forget to bring it the next time you shop.
Shop for fruits and veggies
As you shop, don’t forget to explore all the produce grown right here in Michigan!
Pay with your Bridge Card and get Double Up Food Bucks
For every dollar you spend on fruits and veggies with your Bridge Card, the grocery store will match it dollar for dollar, up to $20 a day. You can use Double Up Food Bucks to buy even more fruits and veggies at that store the next time you shop. It's that simple.
What will you make with all this fresh produce? Check out our local recipes for ideas.
Look for a Market Manager or the information booth
Before you shop, go to the farmers market info booth and ask about Double Up Food Bucks. Market staff are ready to help you get started.
Get your EBT and Double Up tokens
Let the farmers market staff know how much you want to spend from your Bridge Card at the market.
For every $2 you spend from your Bridge Card, you will get $2 in Double Up Food Bucks.
Many markets use tokens for both EBT/Bridge Card and Double Up Food Bucks. Some use the Double Up Food Bucks card instead of tokens. The Double Up card matches your EBT purchases dollar for dollar.
Shop for food
Use your Bridge Card tokens to buy any SNAP-eligible foods, including bread and meat, and your Double Up tokens to buy any fruits and vegetables grown in Michigan. From apples to zucchini, an entire alphabet of produce is available to you.
Need inspiration on turning your fruit and vegetables into delicious meals? Check out our recipes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Statewide, more than 250 grocery stores and farmers markets participate in Double Up. Find a location or call us at 866.586.2796 to find a participating site near you.
Download the Double Up App
Have a Bridge Card and use a Double Up Card? Access all your Double Up information in one place and on the go with Double Up's MyFresh Wallet app.