Farmers Market Flash

    Farmers Market Flash

    A Multi-Pronged Approach to Increase Awareness and Participation of SNAP/EBT at Farmers Markets Residing in Ag-Rich Communities

    By Shannon Bachtel and Diane Smith, Washington State University Skagit County Extension

    “Farmers Market Flash (FMF) strived to encourage SNAP-eligible seniors and families with children to shop at farmers markets in order to improve both social and nutritional health. FMF was designed as a vehicle to entice SNAP shoppers to frequent their local FM while familiarizing the consumer, market staff, vendors, and community partners with the benefits of utilizing SNAP at the market.” Read more.

    This article was published in the Western Rural Development Center’s Rural Connections Fall 2018. 

    Published on: Oct 10, 2018

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