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West Virginia Kids Coupons Program

Oct 26, 2018

The Kids Coupon program gives low income children of all ages $4 in farmers market tokens. These tokens are used to purchase fresh, local fruits and vegetables from a market. The produce is brought to their childcare center, school or community. Children and families participate in nutrition education and food sampling.

SC Plants the Seed

Oct 15, 2018

SC Plants the Seed brings together nutrition education, increasing access to fresh produce, USDA Summer Food Service Program, and literacy.

Let’s Cook! Peña Blanca

May 02, 2018

In many rural communities in New Mexico, parents often work 30-50 miles away from home and students are in extended after school programs. Let’s Cook! Peña Blanca is a part of our larger Kids Cook! (KC!) programming into these rural communities. The programs serve low income families at an after school program at the Peña Blanca Inter-generational Community Center.

SNAP-Ed Partners with Libraries to Bring Local Produce into Underserved Communities

Apr 30, 2018

Public libraries are vibrant community institutions throughout the country. In recent years, libraries have gone from being a place for borrowing books and doing research to being spaces to use the internet, get help finding a job, and take advantage of many community resources. Now in South Carolina, libraries are also places to buy affordable, healthy foods!