Arcadia sponsors farmers’ markets and food access in Maine

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FREEPORT — The Maine Federation of Farmers’ Markets is excited to announce today that Arcadia, the climate crisis–fighting tech company giving everyone access to the tools to build a 100 percent clean energy future, has made a major sponsorship pledge to the Maine Harvest Bucks program. Maine Harvest Bucks is a food access program at farmers’ markets that helps thousands of Mainers access more local, healthy food options. The program has seen tremendous growth in recent years, and the sponsorship support from Arcadia will benefit hundreds of local farms and thousands of Mainers living in poverty.

The Maine Harvest Bucks program is offered at nearly 40 farmers’ markets across the state, from Presque Isle and Houlton down to Kittery. People who shop with SNAP/EBT receive matching bonus bucks for every dollar they spend with SNAP,…

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