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Pineapples at Makuu Farmers Market in Puna. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

EBT card use at open markets provides access to fresh, healthy foods

As summer approaches, the Department of Human Services (DHS) reminds low-income individuals and families they can use their SNAP benefits at specific Farmers’ Markets and the City’s People’s Open Markets (POMs) to purchase fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables. SNAP beneficiaries also can purchase breads and cereals, meats, fish, poultry and dairy products at open […]

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Eight isle farmers markets now accept EBT

MEDIA RELEASE Eight Hawaii Island farmers markets now accept EBT cards. SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly called food stamps) recipients can use their EBT cards at the Makuu Farmers Market in Puna, Hilo Coffee Mill Farmers Market in Mountain View, Kinoole Farmers Market in Hilo, Volcano Farmers Market in Volcano, Keauhou Farmers Market in […]

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