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How to Use Your EBT at the Farmers’ Market

Many farmers’ markets now accept SNAP/FNS Benefits. Using your EBT card to purchase fresh foods at the farmers’ market is not only easy, but it’s a great way to save money and support your community. 

Below is a short video on how to use your EBT card to purchase fresh, local foods at a participating farmers’ market.

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Grow an Indoor Herb Garden with SNAP

Buying fresh herbs doesn’t always fit into my budget, so I decided to grow my own instead! A wide variety of herbs can grow inside your home, for very little money. Did you know that you can use your FNS/SNAP benefits to start your indoor herb garden?

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Why Shopping at the Farmers’ Market is Great!

It’s summer, and one of the best parts is the abundance of fresh, flavorful, produce.  I have learned nothing beats a locally grown peach handpicked from a farmer’s bountiful display on a steamy Saturday morning.  Not only does produce from the farmers’ market have great flavor, but the freshness is hard to beat.  Most produce[…] Read More

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Meal Planning: Storage and Recipes Tips

This is the third blog in a series about meal planning. If you haven’t read the other posts, you read these first: Benefits of Meal Planning and Meal Planning in Five Easy Steps. When I began this meal prepping process, it seemed like each week I would find something new that helped me stay on[…] Read More

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Meal Planning in Five Easy Steps

This is the second blog in a series about meal planning. If you haven’t read the first post, you should start here to learn about the many benefits of meal planning. Are you ready to start meal planning, but not sure where to begin? This post will help you get started with five easy steps.

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