On July 10, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council provided additional testimony to City Council on their planned use of American Rescue Plan funds.
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Sam Applefield of Pittsburgh Food Policy Council (PFPC) says the next city budget should include a Food Justice Fund.
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We joined allies in making clear how how PAAC’s new fare proposal falls short of ensuring mobility and food access for low-income transit riders.
The ability to shop online for groceries with food stamps is more than just a convenience. During this pandemic, it’s possibly a matter of life and death.
Ken Regal calls on city government to make the proposal’s zoning approval contingent on its addressing key concerns.
Just Harvest’s Fresh Access program enables food stamp purchases at 21 farmers markets and farm stands in Allegheny County.
Customers can now use food stamps via their ACCESS card to purchase a variety of fresh produce, baked goods, meat and dairy products. Just Harvest will also give food stamps shoppers a $2 Food Bucks coupon to use on fresh fruits and veggies for every $5 they spend at Fresh Access markets.
Credit and debit cards are also accepted.
Fresh Access is a coordinated effort involving the City of Pittsburgh and other local municipalities as well as neighborhood organizations, participating local farmers, and the United States Department of Agriculture.