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Why Montana Needs the Double SNAP Dollars Program

Prior to COVID-19, 1 in 10 Montanans, including more than 36,000 children, struggled to afford all the food they need. Food insecurity in Montana is projected to increase by nearly 30% in 2020, with an additional 32,000 Montanans at risk of hunger. Many of these families participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs (SNAP) to […]

Call your Senators in support of SB180!

On 2/17/21 the Senate Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on the Soil Health Subcommittee Bill SB 180, and now we need your help to make sure senators on the committee vote in favor of soil health: Jeffrey Welborn (SD 36) in Dillon, MT: (406) 949-6070 or (406) 988-0090 Jason Small (SD 21) in Busby, […]

Learn More about Farm to School at this Year’s Montana Farm to School Summit

Farm to School is most successful when diverse community members and stakeholders take part in implementation. If you are interested in “Digging Deeper” and learning more about Farm to School, consider attending the Montana Farm to School Summit in August. Learn and share how Montana schools and programs are cultivating success through the core elements […]

Double SNAP Dollars is a Win-Win for Montana

Double SNAP Dollars is a Win-Win for Families, Farmers and the Economy: Farms: Nearly 50% of farms in Montana are small farms less than 180 acres. Double SNAP Dollars helps these farms reach more customers. Double SNAP Dollars operates at 26 sites across 13 Montana counties, directly benefiting Montana farmers. The Economy: SNAP is an […]

Soil Health Bill SB 180 Scheduled Hearing

The soil health bill (SB180) has been scheduled for a hearing with Senate Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday, 2/17 at 3 pm in room 303. This bill, sponsored by Senator Pat Flowers, will establish a subcommittee within the Environmental Quality Council Interim Committee to study how MT can promote and support soil health! Show your […]