Posts Tagged ‘food stamps’

January 11, 2013- Ricky Nobile

by Ricky Nobile Published: January 11,2013

Tags: agriculture committee, food stamps, Thad Cochran


Matching food stamp recipients with state’s produce gains steam

by Ted Carter Published: November 9,2012

Tags: farmers markets, food stamps, Mississippi Department of Human Services, SNAP

More fresh vegetables and fruits are on the dinner tables of Mississippians who receive food stamps. This is thanks to a state-sponsored effort that provides farmers with a new market for their produce and establishes healthier diets for the 20 percent of the state’s population enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, state […] [...]

Growers offered chance to become EBT retailers

JACKSON — The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) and the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) are offering a new marketing opportunity for Mississippi fruit and vegetable growers. An informational meeting will be held Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum’s Forestry Building in Jackson for all Mississippi […] [...]

Study looks at ‘typical’ food stamp recipient

by Wally Northway Published: December 16,2010

Tags: education, food, food stamps, higher education, welfare

STARKVILLE — The myth that a single type of person uses food stamps was examined in a recent Southern Rural Development Center study that impacts how to best reach those in need of food assistance. The report, “One-size doesn’t fit all: Different reasons drive food stamp use in areas across the South,” looks at certain […] [...]

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