Food Stamps Can Now Be Used At Farmers’ Markets

Families who receive foods stamps can now use them to buy fresh produce at many farmers markets throughout the state under a new program launched Thursday by the state. The goal is to provide healthier food choices for lower-income residents. “This collaboration between state agencies will allow for food stamp purchases at community farmers markets, bringing just-picked Jersey Fresh produce right to where people live,” Gov. Jon Corzine said at a Trenton press conference. Read full article from NJnewsroom here.

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