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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Fresh produce for all income levels
Fresh produce for all income levels

What a refreshing sight to see the brilliant colors and cheerful faces featured in Justin George's piece about the reopening of the farmer's market downtown, "Baltimore market a sign of spring" (April 5). As a graduate student, I'm always interested in stretching my monthly grocery budget while still finding new and interesting products to try. The central downtown location doesn't hurt either. For Baltimore's 200,000 residents who receive assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the opening of the market also represents a chance to get fresh local produce from many of the stands at the market that accept SNAP as payment....