Gallery: NYC Offers $350,000 in Free Food to Residents Who Use Food Sta...

New York City offers a wealth of farmers markets throughout the boroughs, but for many New Yorkers, they are still too inaccessible or unaffordable. Luckily, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn have announced a new program that will change that and give less wealthy NYCers on food stamps a healthful break for both their wallets and kitchens. The program will reward shoppers who use food stamps at the city’s 138 farmers markets by giving them coupons for free produce.

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