Find community resources to support you on your path to nourish your new baby at the Skagit County Breastfeeding Coalition website.
Here are a few ideas to help you get the most fruits and veggies out of your FVRx Bucks: Weigh produce sold by the pound to get a rough estimate of the cost. Group produce into piles of about $5 to get an idea of the total. Shop seasonal and sale produce to get the best flavor
When using your FVRx Bucks to purchase fresh produce, it is unlikely that your total will be an even number that can be bought using only $5 bills. If, for example, your total comes to $13.02, you have three options: Pay the remainder with your own money (use $10 in FVRx Bucks and $3.02 of your own
Go to any participating store or farmers market with your FVRx Bucks. Select fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs you want to purchase with your FVRx Bucks. For produce sold by the pound, get a rough estimate of the cost by weighing as you go. This will help you know how many FVRx Bucks you will need to use. When checking out, separate
In many ways, FVRx Bucks are like regular cash. They are a similar size and shape to regular paper money, they are unique and non-replaceable, and they can be used at a participating store or farmers market in place of regular cash. There are, however, a few key differences between regular money and FVRx Bucks: Bucks may be spent on all fresh fruits,
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WIC is for pregnant people, new and breastfeeding moms, and children under 5 years old. If one or more of these applies to you, check the income eligibility chart here, or give us a call us at (360) 854-0435.
We can help you apply for Basic Food over the phone! Just give us a call at (360) 854-7168. If you prefer, you can complete this Basic Food application assistance appointment form to make an appointment for us to call you.
If a Farm to School program has been present for a long period of time, there are significant long-term benefits associated for that school and that community. An established program has rapport among the school district, the teachers, and the students. It is fully integrated into the school day and an expected and anticipated part
Cooking with kids is a complex yet highly rewarding process. The most essential tip we have is to establish clear systems with classes so that kids know exactly what to expect and what to do when it is time to cook. Safety procedures need to be a part of this system, especially when cooking with