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Nutrition Assistance in Farmers Markets: Understanding Current Operations

Last Modified: 10/18/2013
Monday, April 1, 2013

The United States Department of Agriculture is seeking innovative ways to increase Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
(SNAP) participants’ access to fresh produce by increasing the number of farmers markets and direct marketing farmers authorized to accept SNAP benefits. This study describes how farmers markets and direct marketing farmers operate and their perceive d benefits and barriers to accepting SNAP.