News for Low-Income Access

Monday, May 21, 2018
The Yarmouth Farmers' Market, which is held every Thursday from 3 to 6 pm has rebounded from just seven vendors in 2015 to over 15 vendors each week. From including music and other events with the market to instituting a voucher program you can learn more about how their progress continues in this article.
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Low-Income Access, Maine Market News, Press Release
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
During a funding gap, local communities and residents come forward to assist the Maine Harvest Bucks program that helps provide those in need with access to farm fresh local produce through Maine's Farmers' Markets.  For more information read this article.
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Low-Income Access, Maine Market News, Press Release
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Select farmers' markets are able to accept WIC benefits.  Click here for more info.
Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Low-Income Access, Maine Farmers' Market Vendor News
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Gov. LePage and his administration is looking to cut the far-reaching and effective nutrition education of SNAP-Ed while imposing specific regulations on what SNAP recipients can spend their benefit on.
Categories: Education, Political, Economic, Low-Income Access
Friday, February 24, 2017
Read about the positive impact of Meals on Wheels for food insecure seniors in Penobscot, Piscataquis, Hancock and Washington counties.
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Low-Income Access
Sunday, February 19, 2017
More about what's happening now and what's to come for Veggies For All.
Categories: Economic, Low-Income Access
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Severe drought last summer posed a hurdle for many Maine farmers. Read more about their struggles and victories this past year.
Categories: Economic, Community, Low-Income Access