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Independence Day

Independence day is about the U.S.’s independence from foreign rule – separation of the original thirteen colonies from Great Britain.  The Fourth of July can also be about your own independence:  Shopping at grocery stores and farmers markets of your choice because you have SNAP benefits to shop where you please  Remaining more active in[…] Read More

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Finding Ways to Add Fruits and Juices to your Breakfast

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  To eat right is important: Our bodies are coming off 6 to 8 hours of fasting while we were asleep so it’s time to catch up, time to “break the fast” If we fuel our bodies, we fuel our brains – which[…] Read More

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For most households, there is no resource limit for FNS/SNAP benefits

In North Carolina (NC), to qualify for FNS/SNAP benefits, there are no resource limits for most households.  In the past, NC and many other states have had limits on cars (number of cars, value of cars) and homes.  Or, one’s financial accounts, such as cash in the bank or retirement accounts, needed to be below[…] Read More