Arizona-grown produce bill good for families in poverty

      Posted On: April 25, 2018

Via Arizona Capitol Times

SB1245 provides a state funding match for a privately funded pilot program successfully operating in urban and rural areas throughout our state. The program targets populations who are on the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly known as food stamps. The program offers more choice and increased access to healthy foods, specifically, Arizona-grown produce. It benefits our local Arizona farmers, the families who consume the food, and keeps dollars spent in our local economy…[Keep reading]