Testimony Washington, DC's Produce Plus Program
Megan Thompson
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In this testimony before the Council of the District of Columbia Committee on Health and Human Services, Megan Thompson discusses how DC’s Produce Plus Program benefits recipients, the community, and the local food system by cultivating diverse community spaces, increasing access to fruits and vegetables for low-income residents, supporting local farmers, and creating a more equitable and sustainable local food system.
Research Areas Social safety net
Tags Poverty Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Welfare and safety net programs Hunger and food assistance Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Supplemental nutrition - Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Washington, DC, research initiative
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center
Cities Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV