While farmers’ markets and community gardens are growing in popularity as strategies to increase fruit and vegetable consumption, little is known about their impact on dietary intake. This article reviews the current literature on the effect of farmers’ market programs and community gardens on nutrition-related outcomes in adults.
Published: March 2011
ID #: 1047
Journal: J Am Diet Assoc
Authors: McCormack LA, Laska MN, Larson N, Story M
Implementing SNAP During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Perspectives from the National Network of State SNAP AdministratorsSNAP was a critical component of the COVID-19 pandemic response. The beginning of the pandemic saw the largest increase in applications in the program’s history, and the pandemic fundamentally altered how SNAP agencies deliver benefits, interact with participants, and provide supportive services. The goal of this research was to examine SNAP implementation during the first More
State Implementation of SNAP Waivers and Flexibilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Perspectives From State Agency LeadersThis study aimed to describe state agencies’ implementation of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, barriers and facilitators to SNAP implementation, and recommendations to improve SNAP implementation. This study was qualitative, using 7 semistructured, virtual focus groups in April 2021 with state-level SNAP administrators and supportive services More