New currency showing up at farmers markets

crop cash, coupon, organic market, organic farming, organic agricultureA new currency is showing up in farmers markets throughout Vermont (U.S.). Crop Cash is the new name for the double value incentive coupon being used at farmers’ markets with 3SquaresVT.

“The way that it works is they go to the farmers market, they swipe their EBT card and whatever they spend up to $10 is matched in crop cash coupons so they can turn $10 into $20 and they can use that extra money to use for extra fresh fruits and vegetables from the farmers market,” Buckwalter said.

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