USDA Funds SNAP Technology at Farmers’ Markets

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded $4 million for state agencies to expand wireless technology at farmers’ markets, Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced here on Wednesday.

The technology is intended to give Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants better access to fruit and vegetables at farmers’ markets.

"Our country's 7,100 operating farmers markets offer opportuniti

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