Alchemist’s CalFresh at Farmers’ Markets featured on Poor Girl Eats Well Food Blog: “It’s never anyone’s goal to have to seek help in the form of food stamps or other financial assistance programs. What’s even more out of the picture is having to go back to that kind of assistance, after almost making it out of one’s hole. But even if economists say that things are slowly improving, this is where I find myself: back in the saddle of county aid bureaucracy and food stamps, a.k.a. SNAP….The best part of the experience this time around has been learning that one of my wishes has come true. Slowly, but surely, farmer’s markets across the nation are beginning to accept EBT cards as a form of payment. ” Read more here
Alchemist Featured on University of California Food Blog – “Alchemist, for example, is buying produce from small-scale farms and selling it in a working-class west Sacramento neighborhood each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This urban farm stand concept offers a variety of benefits…”
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Alchemist’ Urban Farm Stand featured in SacramentoPress.com: “Just like a typical farmers market, the Urban Farm Stand opens up once a week to sell a variety of organic and conventionally grown fruits and vegetables from nearby suppliers. In fact, the Urban Farm Stand is just like a farmers market, but operates on a much smaller scale with just four tables.”
- : “Farm Stand Offers More than Food” Click here for the full story.
KDVS interviews Urban Farm Stand Coordinator
- Listen To Urban Farm Stand Coordinator Davida Douglas talk about the needs and wants of the community and how Alchemist Community Development Corporation answered the community with an Organic Urban Farm stand. ::Listen Here::