All posts filed under: Food and Nutrition Services/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Work Requirements and FNS/SNAP

You may have heard, federal SNAP eligibility rules are changing and are being phased-in in North Carolina. Federal rules became effective January 1, 2016 to reinstitute work requirements in order to receive FNS/SNAP1 for adults without children and who are able to work (referred to as Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents or ABAWDs).1 Work requirements were[…] Read More

Shop Local – use your EBT card at the farmers’ market

There are over 250 farmers markets in North Carolina, and these markets have a wide variety of fruits and vegetables grown locally in your community. If you haven’t stopped by a farmers’ market, it’s definitely worth a trip. You’ll likely find yourself going back week after week. Shopping at the farmers’ market has many benefits:[…] Read More

FNS Is Important for Your Family

Why is it important to eat a balanced and nutritious diet? It is important to an adult’s ability to be productive at work and at home. And, studies have shown that when children are not hungry they do better in school. North Carolina’s Food and Nutrition Services (FNS and formerly food stamps) Program can help your family have sufficient and nutritious food to eat.