NY farmers’ markets accept food stamps year-round

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Did you know that as of August 2016, nearly 1.7 million people in New York City had received food stamps under The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP…

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Cuts in food stamp program impacts Long Islanders

Thursday, January 23, 2014

As a temporary increase in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits expired on Nov. 1 of last year, Long Island charities are being forced to bear the burden…

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Struggling Long Islanders face further pain in Republican bid to cut food aid

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Wordle art by Janne Andersen

Recession-battered low income families on Long Island are facing more pain in a Republican drive to cut funding for federal food programs. OneĀ out of 10 Long Islanders, including…

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