Fair Food Network received $5.1 million from the USDA to expand Double Up Food Bucks in Michigan. The grant, provided by the new Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive grants program, will be matched with private funds for a total of nearly $10.4 million.
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APRIL 1, 2015 | ANN ARBOR, Mich.
U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow hails Double Up Food Bucks as “innovative partnership"
Quotations of support from Michigan leaders follow this release
Fair Food Network announced today that it received $5.1 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand Double Up Food Bucks, Michigan’s statewide healthy food incentive program that simultaneously increases access to healthy food for low-income Americans and puts more money in the pockets of family farmers.