Capito, Manchin Announce $704k to Support Local Farmers, Encourage Healthy Food Purchases among Snap Participants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $650,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to the West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition for the West Virginia Lettuce Support SNAP Stretch project. This funding is allocated through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 and will work to incentivize and increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables among families participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The project also supports both local West Virginia farmers and families by allowing their SNAP dollars to

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Eat Food Truck Fare in Wells, Maine and Support A House for ME

The business owners behind New England’s first daily food truck park are donating 10 percent of their sales during an upcoming event to help support a house for adults with intellectual disabilities.

Congdon’s After Dark is located on Route One in Wells, Maine, and is in its fifth season of operation.

The food truck park is set up outside Congdon’s Doughnuts Family Restaurant & Bakery. Up to 10 food trucks are hosted in the evenings from late May until early October.

Every Tuesday, the park holds a Tithing Tuesday where each food truck donates 10 percent of its sales to

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