Trying to figure out how to accept SNAP/EBT payments (formerly food stamps) has been a challenge for trailblazing CSA farmers and their partner organizations because of a general lack of information on the topic. In this webinar, we will demystify the process by explaining how SNAP rules apply to CSA farms, showing you ways to easily integrate SNAP payments, providing tools to find and retain SNAP members, walking you through a hassle-free application to become SNAP-authorized, and describing how to get the technology to accept EBT cards.
Bryan Allan is assistant farm manager at Zenger Farm, a nonprofit educational urban farm in Portland, OR. For the past two years, Zenger Farm has run a pilot SNAP CSA project to learn and now share the tips and tricks that will make the process easy for you!
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