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Posted Jan 14, 2015 @ 10:10 AM
SNAP benefits are about to get a boost in a way that will give some a healthy sigh of relief. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is doubling up with something new.
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Posted Jan 14, 2015 @ 9:47 AM
Fulton Street Farmers Market is part of a handful of markets participating in the Double Up Food Bucks push to transition from token payment method to electronic.  
Posted Jan 14, 2015 @ 9:26 AM
The deadline to submit an application for the first round of funding under the farm bill’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant Program is Dec. 15. The program enables nonprofit and government agencies to partner with food retailers to stretch the food stamp dollars of recipients if...
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Posted Jan 14, 2015 @ 8:48 AM
WELLESLEY, Mass. — In spite of the surging demand for locally and regionally grown foods over the last few years, there is a chasm separating small and midsize farmers from their local markets. But a growing number of small businesses are springing up to provide local farmers and their...
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Posted Dec 11, 2014 @ 10:26 AM
How Maine’s Northern Girl is reinvigorating the local food economy one beet at a time.  
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Posted Dec 11, 2014 @ 9:57 AM
In 2013, Fair Food Network brought our experience implementing incentives at farmers markets to the places where the majority of people buy the majority of their food the majority of the time: grocery stores.   
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Posted Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:53 PM
THE SUPPLEMENTAL Nutrition Assistance Program, the federal food stamp program, has often struggled with the “nutrition” part of its mandate. The problem is that fresh fruits and vegetables are often too expensive for low-income families to afford, especially if they have to rely on...
Posted Dec 10, 2014 @ 1:46 PM
The deadline to submit an application for the first round of funding under the farm bill’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant Program is Dec. 15. The program enables nonprofit and government agencies to partner with food retailers to stretch the food stamp dollars of recipients if...
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Posted Dec 10, 2014 @ 12:16 PM
THANK YOU for a great Double Up Food Bucks Season!    
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Posted Nov 18, 2014 @ 1:35 PM
Fair Food Network Included as Part of Innovative Nutrition Cohort to Help Improve Nutrition Access and Education