In many ways, the food systems of Kentucky are failing to meet the needs of our communities. Hunger is prevalent in Kentucky, with 575,300 residents reported as being food insecure. This hunger is inherently related to one’s ability to afford to purchase enough food. Since 2014, Kentucky Double Dollars (KDD), administered by Community Farm AllianceContinue reading “Statement on Kentucky Double Dollars 2023 Funding”
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Saturday marked the Perry County Farmer’s Market’s first event of 2022, but today’s market was more than just a day to pick up fresh vegetables and baked goods. In this day and age, it is no secret that healthier foods are more expensive than unhealthy options. “If you go grocery shopping, you’ve seen prices, andContinue reading “Perry County Farmers Market Tackles Food Insecurity With Benefit Programs”
“Manchester IGA, Community Farm Alliance (CFA) and technology solution provider POS-Plus LLC, aided by the National Grocers Association Foundation Technical Assistance Center (NGAF TAC), have launched Kentucky Double Dollars, a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) produce incentive implementation.” Read More at Progressive Grocer
Check out these media stories from our Kentucky Double Dollars press conference in Lexington in 2017. WEKU with audio http://weku.fm/post/double-dollars-program-expands-market-benefits-families-need Richmond Register http://www.richmondregister.com/news/twice-the-help-double-dollars-program-expanding-with-new-funding/article_ad66c4a4-5c5b-11e7-a9f6-a7eaca32c9ec.html Lexington Herald Leader (with video) http://www.kentucky.com/news/business/article158435514.html Murray State NPR http://wkms.org/post/some-west-kentucky-farmers-markets-see-double-dollars KyForward http://www.kyforward.com/low-income-families-in-22-counties-will-double-purchasing-power-at-farmers-markets-stores/