All posts filed under: Farmers’ Market


Okay, these aren’t really popsicles. They’re watermelon wedges frozen on sticks. But isn’t this a nice, cold way to eat your fruit bought with your SNAP dollars? Leave the rind on, if you want the slices to look classic—or cut it off, if you want to make it easier to put the sticks in. KITCHEN[…] Read More

Smashed Cucumber Salad

This is such a fresh and simple salad! The kids will love this after a hot day! Especially here in North Carolina, you can easily find fresh and crispy cucumbers using your SNAP dollars. And it’s fun to whack the cucumbers. Removing a few strips of peel from the cucumber makes it easier to smash—plus,[…] Read More

Homemade Applesauce

Plenty of us have purchased large bags of fruit just to let them rot. Why not explore new ideas so SNAP dollars don’t go to waste. Let’s talk specially about apples. Applesauce is a household classic that has been around for years. Instead of purchasing it at the store, homemade applesauce will put your fruit[…] Read More

Gardening for Children

It’s never too early for children to start learning about agriculture. Use the summer months to show children where their fruits and vegetables come from. SNAP buys seeds and food producing plants! Whether you’re in a single-family home or an apartment, growing plants can be done in a yard, a small pot or a hanging[…] Read More