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Posted Jun 9, 2015 @ 12:21 PM
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Ten years ago, New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene invented Health Bucks, a program designed to help the city’s poor to eat more vegetables and fruit. City agencies and community groups distributed Health Bucks in high-poverty areas. If you spent $5 in food stamps at a farmers market, the Health Bucks program would give you a coupon for $2, which you could use or save.  
Posted Jun 9, 2015 @ 11:52 AM
June 9, 2015   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:                                                                                     Naomi Patton npatton@webershandwick.com 917.359.6464   Michigan Good Food Fund Launches to Grow Michigan’s Good Food Future First of its kind approach working to increase access to healthy food and drive economic development
Posted May 18, 2015 @ 8:55 AM
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The poor get access to healthy food and farmers markets make more money. Win-win.