Direct Mailing as a SNAP/EBT Outreach Strategy:
A Case Study of the Durham Farmers’ Market
This case study highlights an example of how a direct mailing campaign can be an effective strategy to promote a market’s SNAP/EBT program.
This reports outlines a strategy for sustaining income and jobs in rural communities through investment in existing farm businesses. The report documents the role that direct-investment in farmer innovation can play in assisting rural, farm enterprises to transition to more profitable, sustainable models.
“One of the first encounters that I had with thinking more deeply about issues related between farming food and faith came when I was invited by a friend to attend ‘Come to the table’… And it really opened my eyes to a whole dimension of things that I hadn’t been aware of…”
We can cheer the fact that the Farm Bill negotiators rejected the intense pressure from poultry companies and meatpackers to roll back key protections that require them to use fair business practices in their dealings with farmers.