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Wisconson Foodshare recipients to receive additional benefits.

Wisconsin Foodshare logo
April 10, 2020

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has announced expanded FoodShare benefits for over 215,000 households. The increased benefits will help Wisconsin residents stay healthy through the COVID-19 crisis.

Menomonie Market Receives Grant

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March 21, 2019

Menomonie Market Food Co-op has received a grant from The Micah Fund, a fund of The Community Foundation of Dunn County. The $3000 award will further support the co-op's Double Dollars food access program, which incentivizes FoodShare participants to purchase more fresh fruits and vegetables. Any customer using their FoodShare card to buy fruits or vegetables any Tuesday receives a voucher to match up to $10 to be redeemed for fruits or vegetables on their next visit.

Why It's Difficult To Gauge The Effects Of Wisconsin's FoodShare Work Rules

March 3, 2019

As work-related eligibility rules for Wisconsin's food stamp program expand, it remains unclear to what extent the requirements already in place are having their intended effect: namely, to nudge able-bodied adults into employment that could replace their need for food assistance.

Sen. Kathleen Vinehout - Kicking Us When We Are Down

Kathleen Vinehout
January 23, 2018

The little girl walked home through the snow. She took the longer route. Mom asked her to stop at the store to buy milk. She touched the coupons and note. She couldn’t lose them. Mom was so sick with cancer.

A Tale of Two Bills

October 24, 2017
Faced with Opportunity to Choose between Best and Worst, Wisdom and Foolishness, Belief and Incredulity, Hope and Despair… Committee Republicans Punt, Advancing Both Bills