Farmers' Market Doubles Food Stamp Benefits

MIAMI A farmers' market in Overtown, a food desert community here considered to be one of Miami-Dade County's most underserved areas, had a dedication ceremony last week commemorating its participation in a program to help provide nutritious food to low-income residents. The market will feature a Double Value Coupon Program (DVCP), created by the Wholesome Wave Foundation, Westport, Conn., which doubles

MIAMI — A farmers' market in Overtown, a “food desert” community here considered to be one of Miami-Dade County's most underserved areas, had a dedication ceremony last week commemorating its participation in a program to help provide nutritious food to low-income residents.

The market will feature a Double Value Coupon Program (DVCP), created by the Wholesome Wave Foundation, Westport, Conn., which doubles the value of benefits provided by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance

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