Community Farm Alliance

cfaky.org

Two Kentucky agencies are among 32 organizations nationwide benefiting from almost $17 million in federal funding to help low income-citizens buy fruits and vegetables. 

The assistance goes beyond the purchase of produce.

 


Kentucky’s Farmers Markets Grow ‘Double Dollars” Program

Aug 9, 2016
kyfarmersmarket.com

   

The “Double Dollars” program offered through several farmers’ markets across Kentucky is growing.  Word of the expansion came during Tuesday’s celebration of Kentucky Farmers Market Week in Frankfort.

“Double Dollars” allows families receiving government nutritional assistance to double their spending power up to ten dollars daily by shopping at certain farmers markets.  The program began in 20-14 with private backing at six markets.