Commuters: You May be Eligible for Free Groceries

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Many college students in Vermont are eligible for 3SquaresVT and don’t even know it. 3SquaresVT is a program that can help you buy groceries with a swipe card at your favorite grocery or convenience store, co-op, or farmers market.

Which college students are eligible?

 Your total income is at or below the income limit. For a household of one, the monthly limit is $1,969. You may still be eligible for a household of one even if you have roommates.


You are eligible for federal or state-funding work study programs during the regular school year – you don’t have to be using work study to qualify, just be eligible.


You have an expected family contribution (EFC) of $0 based on your FAFSA during the current academic year.


Learn more at or apply today by texting ‘VFBSNAP’ to 85511 or emailing