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File #: 18-0789    Version: 1 Name: 6/4/18 Accept Fair Food Network Grant
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/4/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/4/2018 Final action: 6/4/2018
Enactment date: 6/4/2018 Enactment #: R-18-199
Title: Resolution to Accept a Fair Food Network Grant for the Ann Arbor Farmers Market for $40,000.00 and Appropriate Funds (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. DUFBSigned2017-18.pdf, 2. DUFB2018-19_.pdf
Title
Resolution to Accept a Fair Food Network Grant for the Ann Arbor Farmers Market for $40,000.00 and Appropriate Funds (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
Attached for your review and action is a resolution to approve an agreement with
Fair Food Network (FFN) to administer the Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) program at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market and to accept and appropriate a total of $40,000.00 in funding into the Major Grants Fund.

DUFB is a national project providing incentives to encourage healthier food choices for food stamp (SNAP) recipients, directly benefitting low-income families and local farmers in Michigan and working to impact future food and nutrition policy. The DUFB program provides a match of up to $20/person/day for those customers using SNAP (Bridge Cards/EBT/Food Stamps) to purchase Michigan-grown fruits and vegetables at farmers markets across Michigan.

Participation in this program relates closely to multiple Sustainability Goals:

? Engaged Community
? Human Services
? Economic Vitality
? Local Food

Since 2010, the City of Ann Arbor has received grant funding from the FFN to administer the DUFB program at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market. This grant provides a total of $40,000.00 to the City of Ann Arbor to administer the Double Food Bucks program. PAC recommended acceptance of this grant at their May 15, 2018 meeting.
Staff
Prepared by: Stephanie Willette, Market Manager
Reviewed by: Colin Smith, Manager of Parks and Recreation Services and Derek Delacourt, Community Services Area Administrator
Approved by: Howard Lazarus, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, Double Up Food Bucks is a national project providing incentives to encourage healthier food choices for food stamp (SNAP) recipients, directly benefitting low-income families and local farmers in Michigan and working to impact future food and nutrition policy; and

Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor has received grant funding from the Fair Food Network since 2010 to administer the ...

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