USDA Statement on SNAP Access at Farmers Markets

In response to the recent news about access to farmers markets for participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Food and Nutrition Service Administrator Brandon Lipps offers the following statement:

“The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) was recently informed by a major provider of […]

2018-07-26T11:01:37+00:00 July 14th, 2018|

USDA Seeks Ideas to Help SNAP Participants Become Independent

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced that it is looking for innovative ideas to promote work and self-sufficiency among able-bodied adults participating in the department’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

The public is invited to provide input through a […]

2018-04-02T14:38:17+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|

USDA Awards $1.1 Million in WIC Special Project Grants

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2018– The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) today announced $1.1 million in grants to four Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) state agencies in Arizona, Arkansas, South Dakota and Texas.  These competitively […]

2018-04-02T14:39:20+00:00 January 29th, 2018|