Despite slight improvements to the economy, many residents are in need of assistance, in order to feed their families. In Baltimore City, approximately 23% of the population lives below the poverty line. In a city of around 600,000 people — that’s a lot of folks living hand-to-mouth, literally.
Most grocery stores accept EBT/SNAP, as do many of our farmer’s markets and public markets. But which ones? And how do you access them if you don’t have access to a car?
Click on the map points above, to get more information on each market, supermarket, or farmer’s market, along with Maryland MTA transit routes. You can also download a printable PDF here, without the maps. For more information on EBT/SNAP in Maryland, go here. If you have an emergency food shortage, the Maryland Food Bank has a PDF of local food banks and pantries. You may want to call and make sure they’re open before going, and ask about transit accessibility.
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If you find any errors or have any questions about the information, please don’t hesitate to let us know.