SNAP to Health Program

Jurisdiction Name: Prince George
State/Province: MD
Country: United States
Type of Government: County
Population: 863,420
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: bill
Year: 2014
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food security
Keywords: EBT, SNAP, agriculture, farmers market, food access, food affordability, food retail, food security, food stamps, food system, healthy food, local food, low-income, public funds, urban agriculture
Adopting Government Department(s):

County Council of Prince George's County

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Health Department, Department of Social Services, Prince George's County Visitors Bureau
Support Entity(s):

Prince George's County Food Equity Council, Maryland Farmers Market Association, University of Maryland Extension

Funding Amount: $100,000
Funding Sources: n/a
Policy Outcome(s):

This Act would support Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) acceptance and processing technology at farmers’ markets.  It has not yet been enacted.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1