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Melanie Wong | Apr 26, 202002:39 AM    

In California the Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) is called CalFresh. CalFresh recipients can stretch their buying power by purchasing California-grown fresh fruits and vegetables from stores and certified farmers markets that participate in various discount and bonus credit programs. Funded by private donations, State incentives and Farm Bill grants, these programs help to make fresh, locally grown produce more affordable for low-income residents by matching CalFresh expenditures dollar-for-dollar.

To find a market or store, check these directories:

Double Up Food Bucks participating grocers in Alameda and Santa Clara counties,
http://www.doubleupca.org/locations

EatSF Vouchers 4 Veggies participating stores and markets in San Francisco,
https://eatsfvoucher.org/my-vouchers/...

Statewide Farmers Market Finder,
https://ecologycenter.org/fmfinder/

Fresh Creds participating produce stands and healthy grocers in Alameda County,
https://www.mandelapartners.org/fresh...

Market Match Making Fresh Affordable

marketmatch.org
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