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Recent Press

Paying Food Stamp Recipients to eat Healthier Fare, National Journal, 12/3/13

Llevan a cabo la semana nacional de mercados de agricultores (National Farmers Market Week Launches at Columbia Heights Community Marketplace)- Univision Washington D.C, 8/5/13 (Spanish-language television)

USDA Press Release on 2013 National Farmers Market Week Launch

Farmers Market Economics, the Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU 88.5, 10/3/12

CHCM Executive Director Robert Schubert joined Gus Schumacher of Wholesome Wave, John Gloster of Ward 8 Farmers Market, and NPR reporter Dan Charles for a discussion on the growth of farmers markets in D.C.

On The Farmers Market Frontier, It’s Not Just About Profit, The Salt/NPR Food Blog , (Audio on All Things Considered) 8/30/12

NPR reporter Dan Charles visits DC farmers markets, including the CHCM.

District’s Needy Get Fruit and Vegetable RX Washington Post, 6/19/12

Jane Black features the partnership between CHCM, DC Greens, Unity Health Clinic, and Wholesome Wave for the District’s Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program.

Farmers Market Advocates Request FY13 Funding for SNAP, Street Sense, 3/21/12

Street Sense covers the efforts of farmers markets in the city to obtain city funding for bonus dollars at farmers markets.

D.C. City Council Holds Hearing on District “Nutrition Incentives“, Wholesome Wave Blog, 1/24/12

CHCM customers and ED Robert Schubert spoke to D.C. City Council about the importance of Festibucks, our market’s nutrition incentive program for SNAP/EBT, WIC and Senior customers.

The Three-Minute Interview: Robert Schubert, Washington Examiner, 7/23/10

Washington Examiner interviews our Executive Director Robert about the start of CHCM, which began in 2010.



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