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76 Farmers Markets Doubling SNAP Benefits for Fresh Produce and Double Up Food Bucks Program Expands for 7 New York Counties!

Lisa French Highlights Benefits of Double Up Food Bucks: Affordability and Economic Support

Doubling SNAP Benefits: A Crucial Step for Food Fairness and Community Health

According to My, Steuben County is set to launch an exciting new program to help people using SNAP benefits buy more healthy food. Starting June 15, the Double Up Food Bucks program will be available at the Corning Farmers Market, Lowry Family Farm, and the Cornell Cooperative Extension Veggie Van. This program run by the Field and Fork Network, allows SNAP users to get double the value of their benefits when buying fresh fruits and vegetables. For every dollar they spend, they get an extra dollar in Double Up Food Bucks up to $20 each day. This will help SNAP recipients get more nutritious foods while supporting local farmers. Liza French Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Field & Fork Network emphasized that this initiative not only enhances access to nutritious food but also strengthens the local economy making it a crucial step toward food fairness and better health in the community.

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76 Farmers Markets Doubling SNAP Benefits for Fresh Produce and Double Up Food Bucks Program Expands for 7 New York Counties! (PHOTO: Morning Ag Clips)

Double Up Food Bucks Expands to 76 Farmers Markets Across Seven NY Counties

The Double Up Food Bucks program will also be available in 76 farmers markets across seven other counties in New York including Chemung, Chenango, Fulton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Otsego, and Putnam. This broader reach shows a strong commitment to solving food insecurity with practical community-focused solutions. For more information on how to use the program and a list of participating markets people can visit or follow their updates on Facebook and Instagram @doubleupnys.

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