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Market bucks, EBT purchases make Farmers Markets accessible

Market bucks, EBT purchases make Farmers Markets accessibleMinneapolis Farmers Markets accept EBT purchases and participate in the Market Bucks (matching) program; leaders in a growing trend seen across Minnesota

As we experience the abundance of the harvest in Minnesota, farmers markets are at their most lively. In Minneapolis, nine farmers markets have purposefully worked to ensure all community members have access to their dizzying variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, local breads, honey and more. Thanks to a collaborative effort between these markets, the Minnesota Department of Human Services and the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross), low-income Minnesotans who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) can use their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards to purchase affordable and healthy food at farmers markets in every corner of the city, from West Broadway to Fulton.
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Inaccurate Strib story hurts business

Inaccurate Strib story hurts business Unfortunately on Monday, July 29, a young man was shot in the block where my barbershop is located. Eddie's Barber Shop is located at 4301 4th Ave. S. in Minneapolis. Although the shop was closed at t...
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Free trees available to North Minneapolis residents affected by May 2011 tornado

Free trees available to North Minneapolis residents affected by May 2011 tornado Starting immediately, residents of north Minneapolis whose properties were affected by the May 2011 tornado may have up to two free trees planted on their property by Tree Trust, a local nonprofit org...
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Maya Moore hosting summer youth basketball clinic

Maya Moore hosting summer youth basketball clinic Olympian and Lynx basketball star partners with YWCA of Minneapolis

The YWCA of Minneapolis is gearing up for a youth basketball clinic at the Midtown location on August 1 from 2-4 p.m. for girls and b...
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West Broadway Farmers Market

West Broadway Farmers Market Market Staff - Your 2013 West Broadway Farmers Market staff greet visitors each Friday from 3-7pm through October. Pictured l-r: Matthew McGlory, Serena Xiong, Alicia Uzarek, Raul Molina, Julie Her an...
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