Market Gift Tokens


Gift Tokens can be used to buy any type of food products at the City of Rochester Public Market. Fruits & vegetables, meat, fish, poultry, baked goods, spices, herbs & extracts, honey & maple products, cheese & yogurt, pasta & pierogies, olive oil & nuts can be purchased with the Public Market Gift Tokens. Fun, easy to use, accepted by over 100 Public Market vendors!



Just Like Gift Certificates!

Gift Tokens are used just like “gift certificates” to buy fresh fruit and vegetables and other food products from over 100 vendors at the Rochester Public Market. You can buy Gift Tokens one at a time, in small quantities or in bulk for groups and companies.
Each Gift Token is worth $5. There’s no expiration date. Spend less than $5? You can get cash back.

unique gifts

Gift Tokens really do make the perfect gift –always appreciated!

Workplace Gifts

Buying Gift Tokens in bulk is a great way for local companies or organizations to reward and motivate members or employees to eat healthier. Distributing Gift Tokens sends a positive, and memorable, message about your group and its commitment to good health.

Keep dollars local

When recipients use their Gift Tokens at the Market, they are supporting local farmers and vendors, the local economy, the City of Rochester Public Market, and the Friends of the Rochester Public Market!

How to purchase

Buy in person at the Market Token Center, (the white boxcar-like building behind the Market Office) during Token Center hours at 280 N. Union St., Rochester NY 14609

Market Token Center Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturdays: 6:30 a.m. – 3 p.m

To order an amount over $100 call 585-325-5058.

Payment methods: You can purchase Tokens in person with cash, agency check (sorry, no personal checks) or a credit/debit card.

Processing fee: Purchases over $50 in Gift Tokens can be invoiced; there is a 5% processing fee. Proceeds from the fee help to underwrite operation of the Market Token Program that enables low income persons to use Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) cards to buy fresh foods at the Market.