Sunday, March 23, 2014
Yesterday I got the news that my application was accepted, and I will be able to accept SNAP (aka food stamps) as payment for my produce. I'm still working out the details, but I am really excited to be able to offer this benefit to my customers.
Increasing accessibility to good food for anyone who wants it is part of my farm's mission. While I realize that accepting SNAP doesn't address the bigger problems of wage disparities, unfair crop subsidies, and many other problems with our agricultural and social systems, this is one small thing that I can do right away to make my food available to more people.
If you or someone you know might be interested in using SNAP benefits to buy my veggies, please get in touch with me! I'll be happy to let you know how it works.