Shopping Matters store tours are designed for those on a SNAP budget

Shopping Matters store tours are designed for those on a SNAP budget.

Wal-Mart Associates Facilitate Tours

“We’re looking to teach people how to maximize the benefits they have and if they’re not on [public assistance], how to save money.” — Greg Silverman, senior manager of educational outreach, Shopping Matters

BALTIMORE — Store tours designed to help low-income families access better dietary quality were scheduled to take place at all 45 Wal-Mart locations in Maryland Saturday at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The tours were led by Wal-Mart associates who taught participants how to compare unit prices, purchase fruits and vegetables on a budget, read food labels and pick out whole grains.

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