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September 2017 Edition


USDA's National Institute of Food & Agriculture (NIFA) released the FY18 Food Insecurity and Nutrition Incentive (FINI) Program's request for applications, due December 13th. 

Strength in Snail Mail

In July, the Maine Federation of Farmers Markets and Maine Farmland Trust teamed up with the state's Department of Health and Human Services and SNAP-Ed to send postcards promoting the Maine Harvest Bucks program ($1-for-$1 SNAP match) to nearly 7,000 SNAP households in three communities with nearby markets. The results are already impressive.

New Member Welcome

We're thrilled to welcome the following organizations to the network:

Member Highlight

Produce Perks Video

In partnership with the Ohio Nutrition Incentive Network and with support from the Ohio Department of Health, Wholesome Wave has developed a promotional video for Ohio's Produce Perks Program. The video is currently being utilized in online platforms including partner websites and social media pages. Moving forward, Produce Perks is planning to use the video for paid media, specifically TV or internet.


Communications & Marketing

This section offers story gathering, photo collection, and marketing and outreach resources.


For case studies, grant funding guides, and other resources on funding your incentive program, view our fundraising resources.

Data Collection & Evaluation

Visit this section for access to consumer surveys and instructions on how to use the WW Data Portal.

Policy & Advocacy

For our Advocacy Toolkit and more information on the Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Folder, visit our Policy section.