PA families can use SNAP, or food stamps, to grow own food
The York County Food Alliance aims to improve access to fresh fruits and vegetables ... as food stamps, can stretch their benefits, improve health and maximize nutrition by using their SNAP benefits to purchase seeds and food bearing plants. "If you ...
Food stamps can buy seeds, but not fertilizer
A: No. You can, however, use the card (today's digital food stamps) to buy vegetable seeds and vegetable plants, says the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program website at www.fns.usda.gov/snap/. To keep those seeds and ...
Oh, SNAP! Grow gardens with food stamps
Hightower signed up for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or food stamps. When she looked through the information pamphlet she received, she found out that SNAP benefits can be used to buy seeds and plants, not just food.
It’s not too late to start growing your own organic vegetables
This means that picking food from your own garden would be the most nutritious. Growing your own organic produce is also the most affordable and it is not ... Now you are ready to plant. Many types of vegetables can still be planted by sowing seeds ...
Using SNAP Benefits to Grow Your Own Food
Most of us probably imagine participants buying items like tomatoes, squash, and apples with their benefits. But did you know that SNAP can also help people grow their own food? With SNAP, participants can buy seeds and edible plants. It’s a great way to ...