News Roundup: July 9-15

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Farmers’ Market accepts WIC and food stamps,” Salisbury Post: Salisbury Farmers’ Market is making fresh fruits and vegetables easier […]

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Seven N.C. counties join pilot project to benefit local farmers and households with lower incomes

Farmers markets in seven N.C. counties are making it easier for lower income households to buy and eat fresh fruits and vegetables. A pilot program is linking three USDA-affiliated food assistance programs — for senior citizens, WIC (Women, Infants and Children program) clients, and participants in Food and Nutrition Services (formerly known as food stamps) […]

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