Tips & Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Season is Here!

Fall is officially here! And whether you love it or hate, that means pumpkin and pumpkin spice products are everywhere. Each year new seasonal products line the shelves of your grocery store. You can find cookies, breads, cereals, yogurt, sauces, and coffee (to name a few) with flavors of pumpkin and spice.

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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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Zucchini Pancakes: A surprisingly tasty treat!

Last weekend my sister gave me a giant zucchini from her garden, so I decided to get creative and make zucchini pancakes from the USDA Mixing Bowl. These are not the kind of pancakes you cover with butter and syrup; they are savory and make a great side dish or snack. Best of all, they[…] Read More

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