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Food Stamp Dollars Now Count Double At Market – Transylvania County, NC

 

Last updated 8/5/2020 at 4:29pm



The Transylvania Farmers’ Market has received an expansion of its current grant funding, which will allow them to now double every SNAP/EBT (food stamp) dollar that is spent at the market.

“We are so excited about this expansion,” said Leslie Logemann, market manager. “During May and June, we were able to double the first $20 that a food stamp recipient spent at our market. Now, starting in August, we will be able to match every dollar. That means that the amount a SNAP recipient spends from their EBT card will be matched completely.”

Logemann believes this funding couldn’t co...



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