Family Pantry Holding Distribution Events in Two Towns

HYANNIS - The Family Pantry of Cape Cod will hold this year's Grab and Go event on May 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in both Barnstable at the high … [Read more...]

SNAP Replacement Benefits Go Out Friday

HYANNIS - Families in Massachusetts will receive state-funded, one-time replacement SNAP benefits starting today to cover stolen funds. The … [Read more...]

Local Advocates Applaud State-Funded SNAP Benefits Boost

HYANNIS - Amid a surge in food insecurity, local advocates are praising recent action by state lawmakers that will provide state-funded SNAP benefits … [Read more...]

Mass. to Conduct Mobile SNAP Payment Tests

HYANNIS - Massachusetts is set to join four other states in a federal initiative to test mobile Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) … [Read more...]

Extra COVID SNAP Benefits to End March 2

HYANNIS - Extra Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits provided by the federal government during the coronavirus pandemic are set to end … [Read more...]

Soaring US Egg Prices Put Pressure on Consumers, Businesses

OMAHA, NE (AP) - Chickens may not be able to fly very far, but the price of eggs is soaring. A lingering bird flu outbreak--combined with soaring … [Read more...]

Healey Visits Cape Cod Prior to Inauguration to Distribute Food

SOUTH YARMOUTH - Attorney General and Governor-elect Maura Healey visited South Yarmouth on Tuesday, January for a food distribution event prior to … [Read more...]

$180,000 in State Grants Boosting Food Safety Locally

HYANNIS - Seven local food producers are benefiting from $1 million in state grants to improve food safety across the region.  State officials … [Read more...]

Lawmakers Push for ‘Healthy’ Label on Cranberry Products

HYANNIS - Lawmakers are pushing for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to keep products containing cranberries labeled as healthy foods. With … [Read more...]

USDA Offers Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips

HYANNIS – Food safety experts offered tips for a safe and healthy Thanksgiving meal ahead of the holiday. USDA Public Affairs Specialist Kenneth … [Read more...]
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