Program Aims To Lift Economic Barrier From Healthier Food Choices
SPUR, a Bay Area nonprofit, wants to launch a first-of-its-kind program to make California-grown produce more affordable in big-box grocery stores.
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Bay Area Pilot Program Makes Produce Less Costly For Low-Income Families
For low-income families, the cost of produce is one big barrier to food access.Two hundred and fifty farmers markets across California now participate in Market Match programs to help CalFresh recipients stretch their budget by giving a penny-for-penny match on produce. Now, for the first time in California, the same concept is being tested with California-grown produce at the supermarket. (Mitric, 4/4)