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Wholesome Wave is growing a nationwide network to get fresh produce to people in need

by Futures Centre, Mar 24
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Wholesome Wave Is Growing A Nationwide Network To Get Fresh Produce To People In Need | Fast Company

Since it’s inception in 2007, Wholesome Wave has worked to provide people without healthy food choices more access to fresh produce in one of two ways. First, it subsidizes farmers markets and stores to create matching programs for SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or food stamps) which may double the value of government-provided food stamps with a secondary currency-coupons, points or vouchers-that can only be spent on fruits and vegetables.

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