LEAP for Local FoodA federal grant is helping several Roanoke area farmers markets offer fresh fruit and produce to lower-income residents who might otherwise overlook or forgo a healthy shopping option. The grant allows food stamp, or “SNAP”, recipients to double their purchasing power of eligible items at the markets — up to $20 worth a day.WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story.

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