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Northern California


“AIM gets funds for low-income food access”
Cynthia Laird, The Bay Area Reporter, August 1st, 2018

“California could make food more affordable and help farmers; here’s how”
Michael Dimock and Eli Zigas, San Francisco Chronicle, May 21st, 2018

“New Program Pushes Produce Purchases”
Alex Grant, ChicoReport, November 13th, 2017

“USDA gives grants to induce poor to eat more produce”
Don Jenkins, Capital Press, August 8th, 2017

“Extra benefits for buying produce under food-stamp pilot program”
Tara Duggan, SF Gate, February 22nd, 2017

“Expanding Access to Healthy Food”
Denice Alexander, Look Inside KP Northern California, December 16th, 2016

“California works to help food-stamp recipients buy fresh produce”
Melody Gutierrez, San Francisco Chronicle, November 26th, 2016

“New Discount Available for Low-Income Shoppers at California Farmers’ Markets”
Ethan Champagne, Reset San Francisco/Huffington Post, July 1st, 2016

“Farmers’ market program to help low-income California families gets new life”
Annie Sciacca, Mercury News, June 29th, 2016

“Farmers’ market program for low-income California residents awaits new funding”
Annie Sciacca, Mercury News, June 17th, 2016

“Farmers’ market program for low-income California residents awaits new funding”
Annie Sciacca, Bay Area News Group, Record Bee, June 17th, 2016

“Market Match Expands Into More Farmers Markets Statewide”
Adizah Eghan, KQED News, July 16th, 2015

“Berkeley Ecology Center’s Big Win”
Rachel Trachten, Edible East Bay, May 15th, 2015

“North Coast Opportunities awarded grant to address food insecurity, support local farmers”
Elizabeth Archer, Lake County News, May 11th, 2015

“New program targets farmers markets, poor families”
Robert Digitale, Press Democrat, April 29th, 2015

“Berkeley Gets $7.4 Million in Federal Grants”
Bea Kearns, Berkeley Patch, April 10th, 2015

“Berkeley’s Ecology Center Gets Grant to Expand Access to Produce”
Frances Dinkelspiel, Berkeyleyside for KQED, April 2nd, 2015

“East Bay: Grants awarded for low income healthy eating programs”
Doug Oakley, Contra Costa Times, April 2nd, 2015

“Berkeley’s Ecology Center Receives $3.7 Million Grant for Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program”
Sam Levin, East Bay Express, April 1st, 2015

Central Valley

“Farm City Newsday feat. interview with Ecology Center’s own Carle Brinkman”
Sabrina Hill, AgNet West Radio, August 14th, 2017

“California Low-Income Nutrition Assistance Program gets a boost from Federal Funds”
Randol White, Capital Public Radio, August 10th, 2017

“California Department of Food and Agriculture Receives $3.9 Million to Help Low-Income Families Buy Fruits, Vegetables at Certified Farmers’ Markets”
Sierra Sun Times, August 9th, 2017

“Farmers Market Program Providing Discounts For Low-Income Residents To Expand”
Randol White, Capital Public Radio, August 9th, 2017

“Millions in federal funds to encourage low-income Californians to shop at farmers markets”
Hannah Knowles, The Sacramento Bee, August 8th, 2017

“Farmers Market Helps Low-Income Patrons Stretch Budgets”
John Holland, Modesto Bee, August 12th, 2016

“State boosts benefits for low-income shoppers at farmers markets”
Robert Rodriguez, The Fresno Bee, July 1st, 2016

“State’s farmers markets await new funding approval”
Annie Sciacca, Bay Area News Group, The Daily Democrat, June 20th, 2016

“Market Match Program Helps Families and Farmers”
AgNet West, June 16th, 2016

“A nutrition program that California should stop starving now”
The Editorial Board, Sacramento Bee, June 2nd, 2016

“Modesto farmers market returns for 38th season”
John Holland, Modesto Bee, March 24th, 2016

“Local Farmers Helping Low Income Families”
KESQ, October 4th, 2015

“Farm Beat: Riverbank offers healthy food for low-income people”
John Holland, Modesto Bee, April 3rd, 2015