Category Archives: Farmers Market SNAP Support Grants

Jen O'Brien July 11, 2017

New Options & Streamlined Application for the SNAP EBT Equipment Program The Free SNAP EBT Equipment Program, funded by USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) and administered by the Farmers Market Coalition (FMC), has provided equipment necessary to accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps) to more than 1,300 farmers markets and direct marketing…

USDA Press Release Announcing the 2015 FMPP and FMSSG Grantees

Jen O'Brien October 2, 2015

Release No. 0273.15 Contact: Office of Communications (202) 720-4623   USDA Awards $34.3 Million to Support Communities’ Local Foods Infrastructure, Increase Access to Fruits and Vegetables Funding Supports Local Food Systems, Farmers Markets and Healthier Eating for SNAP Participants WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today helped to kick off the nation’s…