Who implemented food stamps?

Answer The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) initiated an experimental Food Stamp Program in 1939 as a way to help farmers disperse surplus food and help low-income families with nutrition. T... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Who implemented food stamps

Can you buy food online using food stamps?

No, as of June 2010, you cannot use food stamp benefits to purchase food online. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, "There are technical reasons why SNAP EBT cards cannot be ... Read More »

Do food stamps cover baby food?

Food stamps can be used to purchase baby food. Food stamps cannot be used to buy liquor or non-food items such as cleaning products and soap. Pregnant women or mothers of young children may also ... Read More »

Do food co-ops accept food stamps?

Food co-ops are community based nonprofit organizations that provide nutritious food at low cost for individuals and families in need. Most of these co-ops participate in the SNAPS program and acc... Read More »

How do I get N.Y. food stamps?

Check Your Food Stamp EligibilityCheck your New York food stamp eligibility using the online calculator from the New York Department of Social Services. When you reach the end of the questionnaire,... Read More »