‘You SNAP, We Match’ program makes farmers market foods more accessible

  • Date: 05/31/2021

Thanks to funding from Blue Cross Blue Shield, they created the “You SNAP, We Match” program, which allows people who use EBT/SNAP cards to receive a dollar-for-dollar match on SNAP items like fruits, veggies and bread. The uptown farmers market is planning to launch a shuttle service so they can transport people who live in food deserts, defined as places where there’s not a grocery store within a one mile distance.

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