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Here’s a monthly roundup of regional media coverage on the work of Family Development staff and partners.

One Vegetable, One Community grows with carrots in Wadena
Wadena Pioneer Journal

One Vegetable, One Community (OVOC) enters its second year in Wadena, with a spotlight on carrots. University of Minnesota Extension’s SNAP-Ed program is one of several sponsors of OVOC.

Farmers market to open for the season
Albert Lea Tribune

The Albert Lea Farmers Market opened in mid-May and will operate until the end of October. This year the market will participate in Extension’s Power of Produce program.

F-M area farmers markets grow in size and accessibility for 2018 season

Six farmers markets in the Fargo-Moorhead area have grown to include more locations, entertainment, and produce. Although the ability to use EBT differs at each farmers markets, and sometimes each vendor, both Minnesota and North Dakota support the use of SNAP through EBT cards at farmers markets in different ways.

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