Farmers’ markets have not traditionally been a go-to source of food for those enrolled in nutrition assistance programs. But with a new grant to help states bring wireless technology to these venues, the Obama administration
This week Congress begins hearings on the 2012 farm bill, the massive piece of legislation that gets updated about every five years and undergirds America’s entire food supply, but that few mortals can even understand.
At a time when more and more people are relying on nutrition assistance programs, the government is signaling its commitment to improving these initiatives.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Friday awarded $2.2 million in
As hunger continues to be an increasing problem nationwide, some college campuses are opening food banks to help the growing number of students in need.
“Food Pantries on college campuses are unique because they
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the release of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) at Farmers Markets: A How-To Handbook. The handbook provides farmers market managers with step-by-step directions on how to install
This week, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled new resources meant to foster increased participation and expanded access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
New promotional materials entitled “We Welcome