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College Students & SNAP

Universities are open and students are back on campus full time. Food insecurity, the lack of sufficient food to eat, is a significant issue among the college population. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) isn’t just for families. SNAP can assist single college students as well. If you are a college student or know one,[…] Read More

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Black Bean & Rice Salad

Black beans and rice is the perfect side dish. It’s simple but full of flavor and easy to make. You can also add additional items to make this an entree!

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Blueberry Muffins

Blueberries are still in season in North Carolina! Get them while they’re locally grown, fresh, and low cost. Support local agriculture by visiting your county Farmers Market where your Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) dollars may be double. No matter if you’re blueberries are fresh, frozen, canned, or dried they’re easy to include in your meals[…] Read More

Strawberry Muffins

Who doesn’t love strawberries? Strawberries are delicious no matter if they’re fresh, frozen, dried, or canned. North Carolina’s strawberry in-season timeline runs from May through mid-June. If you can’t get your hands on them while they’re at the lowest prices of the season, use your SNAP dollars to drive the cost down. Strawberries are one[…] Read More