In 2021, Ecotrust, Mudbone Grown, Oregon Food Bank, and Zenger Farm formed the BIPOC Farmer Development Coalition. Taking into account the systemic obstacles that BIPOC growers face, the primary focus of the coalition is the development and training of BIPOC … Read more
Farmers’ Markets Fighting Hunger: Lessons from the Farmers’ Market and Community Food Consignment Program of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona discusses the role of farmers’ markets in food bank programming and anti-hunger work. The report gives special attention … Read more
As part of the 2005 Food as Medicine Campaign supported by The UPS Foundation, CHC worked in partnership with the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), Feeding America, the Community Food Security Coalition, and the Association of Nutrition Services Agencies … Read more
Boston Farmers’ Market Incentive Programs: Increasing Access to Fresh and Local Produce evaluates the effectiveness and impact of coupons as incentives for seniors and low-income shoppers at farmers’ markets.
Resources & Reality: Food Security in Pima County is a complete website exploring the diverse and unique array of food security resources in the Tucson area, including local agriculture, gardening, community resources, faith-based communities, federal and local food programs, food … Read more
The WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) in Allegheny County: Barriers to Participation and Recommendations for a Stronger Future identifies challenges that prevent utilization of the FMNP and outlining measures to increase WIC recipients’ access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
Bridging the Technological Divide: A Guide to Accepting Food Stamps at Farmer’s Markets details the process of making food stamp acceptance a reality at outdoor farmer’s markets, and includes information about Food and Nutrition Field Offices, systems for accepting food … Read more
Building Health and Wealth: Assessing Potential Benefits and Raising Awareness of the WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program in Louisville Metro, Kentucky is a two-part toolkit for advocates interested in WIC FMNP. The first section assesses Louisville health data, food access … Read more
A Community Food Assessment of Washington, D.C. details research findings and provides action-oriented recommendations for program enhancements, community organizing, and policy advocacy. Noteworthy within the assessment are up-to-date maps of grocery stores and farmers’ markets in the District and information … Read more
Fresh for All: A Guide for Accepting Food Stamps at Farmers Markets outlines steps for vendors to set up manual voucher transactions in farmers markets.
Let Them Eat Carrots: Expanding Produce Access in the Greater Pittsburgh Area identifies the major barriers to access among vulnerable populations in current Farm Stand Project communities, explores the trade offs among alternative program models for improving produce access, and … Read more
Undoing Inequity: Boston’s EBT Farmers’ Market Initiative highlights the achievements of the new program and provides evidence that investing in urban farmers’ markets with EBT terminals is an effective model for improving the availability and affordability of fresh fruits and … Read more
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