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You Can Buy Food Plants and Seeds With EBT/SNAP Benefits!

Food prices and insecurity on everyone’s lips in 2022, but many people aren’t aware that the USDA Food and Nutrition Service allows people to buy food-producing plants and seeds with EBT and SNAP benefits. The programs aren’t new and seem to rarely be disclosed to benefit recipients: The Food Stamp Act of 1977 specifies that EBT cardholders can puchase plants with their benefits, while the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 adds that SNAP participants can buy plants and seeds. Where can you buy? You can buy plants and seeds anywhere you can use your SNAP card. Supermarkets and farmer’s markerts are both common places you might find seeds, plants,…

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