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Food Assistance Resources

Boston Bounty Bucks - http://bit.ly/BostonBountyBucks Participating in Boston Bounty Bucks is simple. 1. Visit the market manager’s table at a participating farmers market and tell the person staffing the EBT machine how much you would like to spend at the market. 2. SNAP recipients can match up to $10 per day at participating farmers markets. 3. After using your EBT card you will be handed Bounty Bucks, plastic bills that you can use like cash with the market vendors. But note, that since this money is actually a federal benefit you cannot receive change for your purchases. 4. Shop at the market and enjoy your food! 5. If you do not spend all your Bounty Bucks, you can use them at a later date or at any other participating farmers market.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) (617) 626-1700 | 251 Causeway Street, Boston, MA http://bit.ly/CommunitySupportedAgriculture Community Supported Agriculture allows people to create a relationship with a farm and to receive a weekly basket of produce. It’s a new way to invest in your local farmers and enjoy delicious, fresh food throughout the season.

Fair Foods $2-A-Bag of Groceries (617) 288-6185 | Contact for service locations http://bit.ly/FairFoods2DollarBag Fair Foods sells $2 bag of groceries and each bag offers at least ten pounds of fresh and healthy food! There are no eligibility requirements, no registration, and no ID checks.

Food Pantries with Fresh, Local Produce (617) 635-3717 | Contact for service locations http://bit.ly/BostonFoodPantries Fresh Truck (774) 213-1936 | http://bit.ly/FreshTruckBoston

Fresh Truck is a mobile food market on a mission to support food access and community health in Boston. We carry the freshest fruits, vegetables, nuts and whole grains. All at an affordable price.

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