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


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

     Update is moving quickly. Please log in to the Academy, 

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

a message for the Farm Bill has already been drafted. Add your name and particulars and click submit.

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