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White House Farmers’ Market Opens

The new White House Farmers' Market opened this morning. Michelle Obama had this to say: Farmers' markets are a simple but major ingredient in...


The new White House Farmers' Market opened this morning. Michelle Obama had this to say:Farmers' markets are a simple but major ingredient in solving access issues in many communities. And for those who think that fresh fruits and vegetables are out of their reach financially, as the Secretary mentioned, and I want to reinforce the fact that this market and other farmers' markets around the city participate in the WIC program, the SNAP program, the Double Dollar program, and the Seniors benefits program.I'm still getting used to the reality that our first family cares about stuff like this.
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