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MEMBER NEWSLETTER

April 2018 Edition

Ohio Produce Perks: Supermarket Pilot Findings

Dave's Markets in Cleveland began offering Produce Perks, Ohio's SNAP doubling program, as a pilot in September 2017. Building on the success of the pilot, shoppers can now find Produce Perks at three Dave's Market locations, with two additional sites coming on board in summer 2018.


'Let food be thy medicine' by Rep. Chellie Pingree

In an op-ed included in the most recent edition of The Hill, Representative Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), shares her thoughts on the timeliness of the food-as-medicine movement. Read the full op-ed here.

New Member Welcome

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

NIPSIG Awardee Highlight

GrowNYC launches Fresh Pantry Program

The Fresh Pantry Program was a collaboration between GrowNYC and five New York City food pantries to provide clients with nutrition education and a $12 incentive towards the purchase of fruits and vegetables directly at the farmers market. Over a six-month period, the Fresh Pantry Program reached 1,845 food pantry clients and distributed over $20,000 in nutrition incentives. 

MEMBER RESOURCES

Policy & Advocacy

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

Data Collection & Evaluation

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

Communications & Marketing

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

Fundraising

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