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Registration Now Open for MFANN Fighting Hunger in MD Conference

Registration is now open for the Maryland Food Access and Nutrition Network’s (MFANN) 3rd Annual Fighting Hunger in Maryland Conference. This year’s theme is Feeding Change and it will be held on October 10, 2013 from 8 a.m. – 4 … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching: Funding for SNAP-EBT Wireless Technology (Markets OR Farmers)

The deadline to apply to the Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) for funding to cover the costs of an electronic benefits transfer (EBT) wireless machines and service fees to be able to accept SNAP is August 15th. The funding, provided … Continue reading

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Maryland Buy Local Challenge Week!

The Maryland Buy Local Challenge Week – the last full week in July when you can pledge to eat at least one local thing from one local farm every day – starts on July 20th and goes through July 28th … Continue reading

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USDA publishes information on EBT Equipment & Service Providers

In an effort to continue to increase access to SNAP through wireless technology at farmers markets, USDA has released an information sheet on EBT equipment and service providers.  It is a useful summary of services and a good compilation of … Continue reading

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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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FMNP – FVC Training in Wicomico County (4/25)

Training for farmers and market managers that will participate in the 2013 Maryland Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) and the Fruit & Vegetable Check Program (FVC) will be offered April 25 in Wicomico County. Here are details on the training: … Continue reading

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FMNP – FVC Training Webinar

Training for farmers and market managers that will participate in the 2013 Maryland Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) and the Fruit & Vegetable Check Program (FVC) will be offered April 24 via an online webinar. Here are details on the … Continue reading

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