The City of Orlando was awarded an Orlando Health Community Grant in support of the Parramore Farmers Market Food Affordability Program.
Through the grant, in the amount of $11,795, the City will be able to improve access to healthy foods and maintain affordability for families in West Orlando. The funding will assist in the administration of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in partnership with Gather and Grow over the next year.
The grant is being administered by the City’s Green Works office.
The Parramore Farmers Market is will resume for the new year on Saturday, January 26 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 832 W. Central Boulevard [GMap].
Editor’s Note: Food stamp benefits have been guaranteed throughout February during the government shutdown but March dollars are uncertain.