SLO County CalFresh Alliance
This alliance of agencies and community-based organizations formed in May 2016 to increase CalFresh participation rates. Represented groups include SLO County DSS, Public Health, Catholic Charities, Cal Poly, CAPSLO, Food Bank, First 5, and the County Office of Education. Email Andrea Keisler for more information.
EBT at Farmers' Markets
This work group aims to increase participation at farmers' markets that accept EBT to promote equitable access to healthy food options and support. Email Shannon Klisch for more information.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FAMILIES CAN USE THEIR P-EBT CARD AT LOCAL FARMERS MARKETS THIS SUMMER
Check the Press Release here: p-ebt_expansion_and_farmers_markets.pdf
For more of an idea of the work that this work group has accomplished, review the summary below!
WORK GROUP RESOURCES
The EBT at Farmers Markets work group has generated materials and how-to guides to help others get involved with the work. Below you will find these helpful documents to share with advocates and EBT users.
Market Match in the News:
Market Match Program Promotes Healthy Eating - Department of Public Health, San Luis Obispo County.