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Market on Square participates in produce voucher program
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Photo supplied Representing partners in the farmers market voucher program are, front from left, Linda Gebhardt, Community Foundation; Shelley Muranyi, Monroe Fund; Barb Nelson, Monroe Main Street; second row, Tom Rowe, Kiwanis Club of Monroe; Maynard Heins, Monroe Food Pantry; Luanna Parr, Market on the Square; Julie Wilke, Monroe Clinic; RoAnn Warden, Green County Health Department.
MONROE - The Monroe Market on the Square vendors will participate in the farmers market voucher program. Currently, under the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, along with Monroe, Edgerton, Elkhorn, Evansville, Milton and ECHO clients in Janesville participate.The program, which benefits both farmers and food pantry clients, was made possible through an anonymous donation. As part of a challenge, the donor will contribute up to $2,500 for each community by giving $1 for every $2 raised for the program.This year the Monroe Fund, Kiwanis Club of Monroe and Monroe Clinic have partnered to donate $2,000, thus, getting an additional $1,000 matching from the anonymous donor.