New Rewards Program at Farmer’s Market

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Saturday Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market downtown Medford is offering a new incentive for SNAP and Oregon Trail card recipients. The program is called the Fresh Rewards Program.  It gives recipients an extra $4.00 to spend at the market every time they visit. All they need to do is go … Continue reading »

U.S. House Passes Bill to Cut SNAP

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a bill that cut funding to SNAP and place tighter eligibility requirements for those who need nutritional assistance. Oregon Congressman Greg Walden, who voted in favor of the cuts, says the program is growing too fast and needs to be changed. In … Continue reading »