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Nutrition Assistance in Farmers Markets: Understanding Current Operations

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Research type
Assessing/Improving Operations
SNAP Benefit Use
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PDF Icon Final Report (5.85 MB)

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 perceived benefits and barriers to accepting SNAP.

Page updated: February 17, 2023