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Gogebic farmers markets to start accepting SNAP


July 18, 2018


HURLEY — Qualifying residents will soon be able to use their SNAP benefits to purchase food at area farmers markets.

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which Gogebic Range Farmers Market Association president Darrin Kimbler said was formerly known as food stamps, is a federal program serving low-income residents.

Kimbler said the Depot Park Farmers and Artisans Markets and Ironwood Township Farmers Market will be accepting SNAP benefits as soon as the machines are delivered — which he hopes could be as soon as Friday’s Depot P...

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