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Resource | Technical Assistance

Farmers' Markets Accepting SNAP Benefits

These resource materials provide the names and locations of farmers’ markets that were authorized to accept SNAP benefits during particular months.

Resource | Federal Register Documents

Comment Request - SNAP-Ed National Program Evaluation and Reporting System

This is a new collection to consolidate and improve SNAP-Ed data collecting and reporting, as required in the 2018 Farm Bill.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

2014 Farm Bill Pilot Projects

The 2014 Farm Bill authorized up to $200 million for the development, implementation, and evaluation of up to 10 pilot projects designed to reduce dependency and increase work effort under SNAP. These pilots will give USDA and states the opportunity to build on existing SNAP E&T programs and test new strategies to determine the most effective ways to help SNAP recipients gain and retain employment that leads to self-sufficiency.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0049

Q&As on SNAP E&T Provisions of the Farm Bill

The attached questions and answers are in response to changes made by Section 4005 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, enacted on Dec.20, 2018, to the SNAP Employment and Training program and certain Able-bodied Adults without Dependents work policies.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0048

SNAP Section 4005 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 - Questions and Answers

These questions and answers are in response to changes made by Section 4005 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, enacted on Dec. 20, 2018, to the SNAP Employment and Training program and certain Able-bodied Adults without Dependents work policies. 

Resource | Webinars/Videos

SNAP at Farmers Markets: Incentives

 This webinar will focus on what markets and their partners need to know about incentives, different types of incentives they could offer, and what they would need to do to introduce an Incentive program at their market.

Resource | Webinars/Videos

SNAP at Farmers Markets: Advertising and Marketing

This webinar will focus on strategies for ways to advertise and market farmers markets to SNAP clients.

Resource | Report

USDA Listening Session: SNAP Provisions of the 2018 Farm Bill

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) held a listening session regarding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Farm Bill provisions on March 19, 2019. 181 people registered for the call and 132 people called into the session.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0018

SNAP Provisions of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 - Information Memorandum

On Dec. 20, 2018, SNAP was reauthorized as part of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. Attached is an information memorandum describing SNAP provisions and effective dates.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2019-0017

SNAP Section 4005 of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 - Informational Memorandum

On Dec. 20, 2018, SNAP  was reauthorized as part of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (PL 115-334). Attached is an informational memorandum describing Section 4005 of the Act and implementation dates. Regulations reflecting revisions to SNAP made by the Act will be published as soon as possible.