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Ky. program expands to double grocery buying power for those in need

Low-income families who use food assistance programs got a boost Tuesday that could put more fresh produce on the table through a combination of $1.4 million in federal, state and private funding. Now called Kentucky Double Dollars, the program allows SNAP and WIC beneficiaries to double buying power at farmers markets and retailers, including 12 Fresh Stop Markets in Lexington and Louisville.

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Double Dollars expands statewide

Kentucky Double Dollars will let SNAP and WIC benefits recipients double their buying power at farmers markets and other outlets for locally grown food.
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