Comparing Alternative Mechanisms To Increase Fruit and Vegetable Purchases

Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-170) 33 pp, April 2017

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by Mark Prell and David Smallwood

ERS compares three possible enhancements to SNAP benefits to encourage fruit and vegetable purchases by participants.

Keywords: SNAP, fruit, vegetable, consumption, WIC, Double-Up Bucks, cash value vouchers

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