Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and making time for loved ones can be fun with Double Up on your side! A trip to the market is a great Valentine’s Day outing, and we’ve created a roadmap for this special day so you can show someone how much you care without breaking the bank.
Stretching your food budget from month to month can be a challenge. Double Up Food Bucks is here to provide you with some tips and tricks on how to make your SNAP/EBT last longer, and how get more out of the money you’re spending. Time, budget and more can affect how long monthly SNAP/EBT benefits can last. On average, people get about $125 dollars per month in SNAP/EBT, and sometimes this amount can be as little as $15 dollars or less. With such a wide range of budgets, these tips can be adjusted accordingly. Take a look and see what works best for you!
What a way to kick off the year for Double Up Food Bucks Arizona! Last week, we launched the program at the Best Farmers Market corner store in Phoenix. This is the first time Double Up Food Bucks will be available in a store setting in Arizona.
2018 was a wonderful year for Double Up Food Bucks Arizona! The program expanded into new markets, stimulated local economies across Arizona, and so much more. Here are just a few of our favorite highlights:
Double Up Food Bucks is the gift that keeps on giving all year round! With more locations opening each year, farmers, customers, and communities benefit from this wonderful program. Visit a Double Up market today to stock up on seasonal produce, stretch your food dollars, and get to know your local farmers.
Thanksgiving is a time for celebration, family, friends, and good food. But for too many Arizonans, getting the food they need isn’t always easy. Luckily, several resources across the state are working to help everyone have a happy holiday.
Hay tantas clases de frutas y verduras deliciosas cosechadas a través de Arizona, pero un grupo de cultivos es extra especial: frutas y verduras indígenas! Usted puede hallar toneladas de productos que son nativos a Arizona en su mercado de agricultores favorito-nopales, vainas de frijol Mesquite, elote, frijoles, calabaza, fruta de pera espinosa, y más, todas tienen una historia rica basada en los diversos paisajes historiales de nuestro estado y su clima. El sustento en el desierto requiere tiempo y cuidado. Aprender en cuanto a estas plantas nos puede enseñar sobre nuestra cultura local, nuestro ambiente y sistemas alimentarias, y la importancia de agricultura sustentable.
There are so many kinds of delicious produce grown across Arizona, but one group of crops is extra special: indigenous fruits and vegetables! You can find tons of produce that is native to Arizona at your favorite farmers market – cactus, mesquite bean pods, corn, beans, squash, prickly pear fruit and more all have a rich history based in our state’s diverse landscape and climate. Sustenance in the desert requires time and care. Learning about these plants can teach us about our local culture, our environment and food systems, and the importance of sustainable farming.
All year round, Arizona farmers markets are filled with delicious, locally-grown produce. Since our diverse climate has such great growing potential, this is the perfect place to take advantage of the benefits of shopping and eating with seasonal foods in mind. Eating with the seasons is a wonderful way to explore your local food culture, get the freshest produce possible, and also support your local farmers.
Fall 2018 Market Updates!
Changes are coming to Double Up markets across the state! As it shifts from summer to fall, several markets are opening, closing, or changing their hours. Find out what’s happening with your favorite market.
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