Farmers market access through WIC Vouchers in the Valley


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WIC, Texas Agriculture Department and The Food Bank-RVG, are teaming up to make fresh farmers’ market foods available to local Latino moms.

The local valley news has stated that the Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program and has been successfully engaging WIC clients and changing their eating habits.

“I love the idea of being able to get freshly picked vegetables with these vouchers,” Maria Calvo, a WIC participant from Raymondville, said. “It’s important for my children to eat healthy at a young age.”

To see all the states where this program is active, check out the WIC Farmers’ Market Program. The active Farmers’ Markets in the valley are: Pharrmers Market, at the Food Bank RGV, Weslaco, McAllen Farmers Market at the McAllen Public Library, and Brownsville Farmers Market.

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