Farmers Markets & Grocery Stores
Double Up is active at nine farmers and direct markets and one grocery store in Alabama with plans to expand statewide in the coming years thanks to a 2018 FINI award. Current work is focused on integrating incentives with an online SNAP purchasing pilot and supporting a nascent farmers market network. Current communities served include the Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, and Opelika areas. Partners include the Food Bank of North Alabama, Jefferson County Department of Health via the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, The Caring Foundation of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, North Mobile County Food Park and Market, Alabama AARP, the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama, Wright’s Market, and the East Alabama Medical Center.
USDA FINI Award: Supported through Fair Food Network’s 2018 FINI Award
Lead Organization: Community Food Bank of Central Alabama