Archives for May 2012

USDA visits NC State Farmers’ Market

USDA Under Secretary Kevin Concannon visited the State Farmers’ Market in Raleigh this week.  Increasingly, more and more farmers’ markets throughout the country are accepting EBT cards, benefitting both FNS households and local farmers.  A new grant opportunity will make it possible for 4,000 additional farmers’ markets to begin accepting EBT cards.  Read an article from the News & Observer, and click here to watch a short video featuring Under Secretary Concannon.