Tag Archives: SNAP

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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Farmers Markets & Food Assistance Year-Round

While many Maryland farmers markets fold up their tents towards the end of October or November, there are some that remain open year-round to provide local food through the winter months. Those markets in our EFM Network that are open … Continue reading

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SNAP Funding for 2013

As the end of the market season draws near, and we begin to contemplate next year’s season, we have received a bit of good news from USDA. The $4m in funding that was released in 2012 for wireless technology to … Continue reading

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Incentive Program at Westfield Annapolis Market for the month of October

The Westfield Annapolis farmers market – the only market in Anne Arundel County that accepts SNAP benefits – will have an incentive program that will match dollar for dollar up to $25 per market visit for those using their benefits. … Continue reading

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Celebrating a SNAP Champion today at Crossroads market

Put on your dancing shoes and come on out to celebrate Rosa Sanchez, aka the“SNAP Whisperer,” and the pending addition to her family. As many of you know, Rosa has given herself tirelessly to the Crossroads community for the past four years, … Continue reading

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Update on 2012 Incentive Programs

Markets that have used all of the funding allotted for their Fruit & Vegetable Check (FVC) incentive program for the 2012 season: Catonsville Kenilworth Waverly Highlandtown Those that still have funding for incentive programs (matching either FVC or SNAP or … Continue reading

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