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Main Street Monroe gets grant to push SNAP at farmers market
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MONR0E - Main Street Monroe, celebrating its 10th anniversary, has been awarded a grant of almost $180,000 to enhance the use of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) at the farmers market. The SNAP Farmers Market Support Grant is administered by the USDA's Food and Nutrition Service to increase the effectiveness of SNAP operations at the farmers market. Grants were awarded to organizations engaged in farmers market management across the country, with recipients being in 23 states.