SNAP Benefit Redemptions through Farmers and Farmers Markets Show Sharp Increase

PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2015 – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants are spending more of their benefits to make purchases at roadside farm stands, farmers markets and directly from local farmers than ever before. SNAP redemptions at those outlets in FY14 totaled $18.8 million, a nearly six-fold increase since 2008.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Subscribe to get this amazing EBOOK FREE

By subscribing to this newsletter you agree to our Privacy Policy