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USDA Announces up to $31 Million to Empower People to Make Healthy Eating Choices

posted Sep 29, 2014, 9:29 AM by lhartkopf@rsu20.org   [ updated Sep 29, 2014, 9:30 AM ]
Richmond, VA, Sept. 29, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is making up to $31.5 million in funding available to help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) more easily afford healthy foods like fruits and vegetables. Secretary Vilsack made the announcement with Virginia First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe in Richmond. Read more......