Enjoy more Fruits and Vegetables with WIC!

June through September 2021

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Why is WIC providing more fruits and vegetables?

As part of the American Rescue Plan Act, the WIC Cash Value Benefit (CVB) for fresh fruits and vegetables will be temporarily increased to $35 for each WIC participant over 1 year of age.

How long will I receive the increased amount for fruits and vegetables?

The increased amount is available to Nebraska WIC participants over the age of 1 each month from June through September 2021.

What can I buy with $35?

  • 1 pound Baby Spinach ($4)
  • 1 pound Avocados ($2.50)
  • 2 pounds Broccoli Florets ($3.50)
  • 2 pounds Baby Carrots ($3)
  • 2 pounds Sweet Potatoes ($2)
  • 1 pound Blueberries ($4)
  • 2 pounds Grapes ($3.50)
  • 2 pounds Strawberries ($5)
  • 4 pounds Bananas ($3)
  • 2 pounds Peaches ($4)
Source: UMN.edu and USDA
Note: This is an example.

Can WIC help me with recipes using my fruits and vegetables?

Yes! You can ask at your next WIC appointment or check out these fun resources for ideas and recipes:

More Information

Please contact your local WIC clinic with additional questions.

WIC Fruits and Veggies

Frozen Fruits and Vegetables are now authorized for purchase with your eWIC card!

The following brands may be available at authorized vendors:

  • Always Save
  • Archer Farms
  • Bella Gardens
  • Best Choice
  • Birds Eye
  • Bueno
  • Campoverde
  • Cape Cod Select Cranberries
  • Cascadian Farms
  • Clearly Organic
  • Dole
  • Earthbound
  • El Semrador
  • Fareway
  • Flav-R-Pac
  • Food Club
  • Freedom’s Choice
  • Full Circle
  • Good & Gather
  • Goya
  • Great Value
  • Green Giant
  • Heart and Soul
  • Hy-Vee
  • IGA
  • Kroger
  • Mama Lycha
  • Mr. Dells
  • Our Family
  • PictSweet
  • Private Selection
  • Productos Maya
  • Safeway or Signature Kitchens
  • Seapoint Farms
  • Select New Mexico
  • Shurfine
  • Simple Truth
  • Simplot
  • That’s Smart
  • Valu Time
  • Welch’s
  • Woodstock
  • Wyman’s


  • Frozen fruits and vegetables are purchasable with your Cash Value Benefit (CVB) just like fresh fruits and vegetables
  • If your frozen fruits and vegetables cost more than the amount of your CVB, you may pay the extra amount using cash, SNAP, credit or debit, or the items may be removed from the transaction
  • You may purchase frozen fruits or vegetables that are whole, cut, or pureed and you may purchase organic frozen produce
  • You may purchase frozen legumes such as peas
  • You may not purchase frozen fruits or vegetables with added herbs, spices, ginger, garlic, sauces, sugars (including dextrose) fats, starches, or any other ingredient. (Some frozen produce items contain preservatives, such as citric acid. These items are allowed.)
  • The WICShopper app may be used to scan frozen produce to check if it is authorized

This institution is an equal opportunity provider – 4.27.2021