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Northern California


“New Program Pushes Produce Purchases”
Alex Grant, ChicoReport, November 13th, 2017

“USDA gives grants to induce poor to eat more produce”
Don Jenkins, Capital Press, August 8th, 2017

“Expanding Access to Healthy Food”
Denice Alexander, Look Inside KP Northern California, December 16, 2016

“New Discount Available for Low-Income Shoppers at California Farmers’ Markets”
Ethan Champagne, Reset San Francisco/Huffington Post, July 1, 2016

“Farmers’ market program to help low-income California families gets new life”
Annie Sciacca, Mercury News, June 29, 2016

“Farmers’ market program for low-income California residents awaits new funding”
Annie Sciacca, Mercury News, June 17, 2016

“Farmers’ market program for low-income California residents awaits new funding”
Annie Sciacca, Bay Area News Group, Record Bee, June 17, 2016

“Berkeley Ecology Center’s Big Win”
Rachel Trachten, Edible East Bay, May 15, 2015

“North Coast Opportunities awarded grant to address food insecurity, support local farmers”
Elizabeth Archer, Lake County News, May 11, 2015

“New program targets farmers markets, poor families”
Robert Digitale, Press Democrat, Apr 29, 2015

“Berkeley Gets $7.4 Million in Federal Grants”
Bea Kearns, Berkeley Patch, Apr 10, 2015

“Berkeley’s Ecology Center Gets Grant to Expand Access to Produce”
Frances Dinkelspiel, Berkeyleyside for KQED, Apr 2, 2015

“East Bay: Grants awarded for low income healthy eating programs”
Doug Oakley, Contra Costa Times, Apr 2, 2015

“Berkeley’s Ecology Center Receives $3.7 Million Grant for Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program”
Sam Levin, East Bay Express, Apr 1, 2015



Central Valley

“Farm City Newsday feat. interview with Ecology Center’s own Carle Brinkman”
Sabrina Hill, AgNet West Radio, August 14, 2017

“California Low-Income Nutrition Assistance Program gets a boost from Federal Funds”
Randol White, Capital Public Radio, August 10, 2017

“California Department of Food and Agriculture Receives $3.9 Million to Help Low-Income Families Buy Fruits, Vegetables at Certified Farmers’ Markets”
Sierra Sun Times, August 9, 2017

“Farmers Market Program Providing Discounts For Low-Income Residents To Expand”
Randol White, Capital Public Radio, August 9, 2017

“Millions in federal funds to encourage low-income Californians to shop at farmers markets”
Hannah Knowles, The Sacramento Bee, August 8, 2017

“Farmers Market Helps Low-Income Patrons Stretch Budgets”
John Holland, Modesto Bee, August 12, 2016

“State boosts benefits for low-income shoppers at farmers markets”
Robert Rodriguez, The Fresno Bee, July 1, 2016

“State’s farmers markets await new funding approval”
Annie Sciacca, Bay Area News Group, The Daily Democrat, June 20, 2016

“Market Match Program Helps Families and Farmers”
AgNet West, June 16, 2016

“A nutrition program that California should stop starving now”
The Editorial Board, Sacramento Bee, June 2, 2016

“Modesto farmers market returns for 38th season”
John Holland, Modesto Bee, Mar 24, 2016

“Local Farmers Helping Low Income Families”
KESQ, Oct 4, 2015

“Farm Beat: Riverbank offers healthy food for low-income people”
John Holland, Modesto Bee, Apr 3, 2015