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SNAP INCENTIVES FOR CSA: Troubleshooting Guide

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) can be an excellent way for shoppers to connect with local farmers and access fresh, seasonal produce, but SNAP regulations can be difficult for CSAs to…
Getting Started | SNAP, EBT, and Nutrition Incentive Programs | Farm Stands, CSAs, and Mobile Markets | CSA
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Example

Inclement Weather Sample Hand Out

This sample handout from GrowNYC offers information to customers on what happens when bad weather intersects with a pickup day. Use it as an example to determine and disseminate your…
Farm Stands, CSAs, and Mobile Markets | CSA | Box Programs | Signage
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No Rollovers Policy Handout

This document from GrowNYC can be used to inform customers that bags or boxes purchased can't be refunded even if customers are unable to pick them up. Use this example…
Farm Stands, CSAs, and Mobile Markets | CSA | Box Programs | Signage
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How to Accept SNAP Payments: A Guide for Montana CSA Farms

This excellent resource from Montana's National Center for Appropriate Technology walks CSA farms through setting up SNAP/EBT. Though made for Montanans, much of its advice is applicable nationwide. Valuable for…
SNAP, EBT, and Nutrition Incentive Programs | Farm Stands, CSAs, and Mobile Markets | CSA | Getting Started
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Resource List

CSA Innovation Network Resource Library

This resource page collects items related to running a CSA, retaining customers, marketing, storing CSA produce, and nutrition incentive and SNAP for CSA, in both English and Spanish.
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Fairshare Coalition Toolkits

This resource page collects items created by Fairshare Coalition, including resources on fundraising for a running incentives programs for low income cusomters to access CSAs.
Farm Stands, CSAs, and Mobile Markets | CSA
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Report

Running a Low-Income CSA

This report describes the planning and outcomes for a 2012 pilot project where New Entry Sustainable Farming Project set up a CSA to serve low income residents in Lowell, MA.
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Podcast

Using SNAP Benefits for CSA

In this podcast episode from My Digital Farmer, Megan Larmer and Michelle Hughes of Glynwood share their takeaways from the first year pilot for the "CSA is a SNAP" program,…
Farm Stands, CSAs, and Mobile Markets | CSA
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Food Access Toolkit

An overview of Fairshare CSA Coalition's Partner Shares Program, with case studies of additional CSA programs aimed at expanding food access across the country.
Farm Stands, CSAs, and Mobile Markets | CSA
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