Did you know that you can use your SNAP benefits at many farmers markets? SNAP benefits can help you buy healthy local foods. Use your benefits to buy fruits and vegetables, plants that grow food, breads, meat, fish, poultry, and dairy products. You can also buy jellies/jams, ciders, sauces/salsas, honey, and baked goods.*
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At home, you do what you can to make sure your kids eat healthier and stay active. Since they spend so much of their day in school, your influence is needed there, too.
As almost any teacher will tell you, healthy foods and regular physical activity can make a positive difference in the classroom. They may help kids:
Make fundraisers healthier Best Practices for Healthy School FundraisersInstead of the usual candy and dessert foods, how about selling fresh fruit or holding a car wash or walkathon?