From the Field Blog
Voices of Double Up in America
November 12, 2016We sat down with some of the families, farmers, market managers, store owners, and others that make Double Up Food Bucks a success in Michigan and now in communities across America. Hear their stories in this series: Voices of Double Up in America.
Voices of Double Up in America: Shopper in Michigan
November 11, 2016Hear from one Double Up shopper on how this healthy food incentive program helped her family during a time of need, and in the process, changed the way they eat forever.
Voices of Double Up in America: Michigan Farmer
November 11, 2016Double Up is not only getting more healthy food to those in need, but helping a family farm makes ends meet. Hear from one Amish farmer from a small town in western Michigan.
Voices of Double Up in America: Market Manager
November 9, 2016SNAP incentives can support the financial viability of farmers markets by bringing in new customers and boosting vendor sales. Hear from one market manager on the difference this program has had for her market.
Voices of Double Up in America: Grocery Leader
November 8, 2016Helping more Americans buy more fresh produce is great from a business perspective and it benefits the community. Hear from a grocery leader on why they brought Double Up to their stores.
Voices of Double Up in America: Shopper in Oklahoma
November 7, 2016For some low-income Americans, their food budget is determined by the SNAP benefits they receive. Double Up is helping one shopper in Oklahoma double her food dollars for fresh food.
Voices of Double Up in America: Community Leader
November 6, 2016A local group incubated by area business leaders launched Double Up to boost the health and economic vitality of the state. Hear from a community leader about this work.
Voices of Double Up in America: New Mexico Farmer
November 5, 2016Double Up is not only meeting critical hunger and nutrition needs, but also increasing farmer income, helping beginning farmers be financially viable, and stimulating rural economies. Hear one farmers' story.
Voices of Double Up in America: Double Up Supporter
November 4, 2016Healthy food incentives are helping level the playing field, while producing long-term health dividends. Hear from a healthcare funder on why she's behind Double Up.