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.