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Double the produce for a triple win

Staff WriterMay 24, 2019

One out of every eight Oregonians is food insecure. They are your neighbors, your community and they can’t afford all the food they need. More than 600,000 Oregonians depend on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Project to put food on their tables each month, and more than one-third of those SNAP recipients are children.

The Double Up Food Bucks program helps SNAP participants across Oregon get double the fresh produce they could afford otherwise. For every dollar spent on SNAP-eligible foods at participating farmers markets, SNAP participants receive an additional dollar to spend on Oregon-grown fruits and veggies. More fresh produce means a healthier community and well-fed families.

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