Category Archives: SNAP

USDA Expands Eligibility for Access to Wireless Technology to include Farmers

Last week, USDA announced that eligibility for funding granted to increase access to SNAP through wireless technology at farmers markets will be expanded to include farmers. Previously, the funding was only for farmers markets as a whole looking to implement … Continue reading

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USDA publishes SNAP-EBT service provider summary

In an effort to help the farmers’ market community make the most cost-effective decisions possible when acquiring wireless Point of Service (POS) equipment for markets wishing to participate in SNAP, USDA-FNS asked Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) vendors to provide them … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended to 4/15: EBT/SNAP Funding for Wireless Machines and Service Fees

DHR has extended the deadline for submitting a grant proposal for funding for an EBT/SNAP machine and to pay for wireless service fees until April 15th.   We have put together a step-by-step guideline for this process, which can be found here. … Continue reading

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Deadline today: EBT/SNAP Funding for Wireless Machines & Service Fees

This is a reminder that the deadline for submitting a grant proposal to get funds from DHR for an EBT/SNAP machine and to pay for wireless service fees is TODAY at 3pm.  The proposals must arrive in the DHR office in … Continue reading

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Funding for SNAP-EBT Wireless Technology Step-by-Step Timeline

Last Friday, the Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) released the 2013 grant application forms for funding to cover the costs of electronic benefits transfer (EBT) wireless machines at Maryland farmers markets so as to increase the acceptance of SNAP. … Continue reading

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Annoucement of 2013 Wireless EBT Funds for Maryland Farmers Markets

The Department of Human Resources has announced the 2013 Request for Proposals (RFP) for the use of the funds allocated by USDA to increase the number of farmers markets that accept SNAP through wireless EBT. The guidelines for 2013 can … Continue reading

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Bonus Bucks are back at Westfield Annapolis Market!

The Westfield Annapolis farmers market – the only market in Anne Arundel County that accepts SNAP benefits – will kick off their 2013 incentive program at their winter farmers market on January 20th.  The market will match dollar for dollar … Continue reading

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