Dietetics in Health Care Communities of New Jersey (DHCC of NJ)


Grass Roots Campaign

May 23, 2013

Farm Bill Revision

Included under the umbrella:

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  • SNAP-Nutrition Education (SNAP-ED). *Note: It has been suggested that this component of SNAP be entirely cut!
  • The Commodity Supplemental Food Program - which supplies many low income families (many of whom are    seniors)   with USDA commodity foods.
  • The Emergency Food Assistance Program - working with food banks to supplement the diets of low income persons
  • The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program - provides school children access to fresh fruits and vegetables
  • The Seniors Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

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  • Select Public Policy
  • Select Take Action
  • Click on Grassroots Manager

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