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Farmers' Markets vs. Food Deserts: Which Are Winning in DC?

In 1992, Congress established the Women’s, Infants, and Children Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (WIC FMNP) to help low-income people use their benefit coupons—often referred to as “food stamps—to purchase fresh food from farmers’ markets. 534 more words


VISTAs help health care providers prevent senior hunger with SNAP Rx

AARP Foundation and Hunger Solutions Minnesota are excited to launch the SNAP Rx resource website for health care providers. SNAPRx.org aggregates food resources, outlines simple screening and referral systems, highlights advocacy opportunities, and will host an education module available for Continuing Medical Education credits for health care providers. 60 more words