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Posted Aug 18, 2014 @ 10:54 AM
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Data from Double Up Food Bucks demonstrates long-term success and scalability of SNAP incentives   New 5-year study of Michigan’s Double Up Food Bucks shows benefits to families, farmers, economy   
Posted Aug 14, 2014 @ 3:53 PM
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With its five-year track record, Double Up Food Bucks is inspiring folks from Alabama to Oklahoma to bring healthy food incentives to their communities. Momentum should only increase as federal funding comes online through the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive, a new federal grants program included in the 2014 Farm Bill.  
Posted Aug 11, 2014 @ 1:46 PM
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Fair Food Network, a nonprofit based in Michigan, is trying to promote local agriculture through its program called Double Up Food Bucks. Fair Food Network's president, Oran B. Hesterman, explains how the program works.