How Marin’s Outdoor Markets Are Adapting to the Pandemic

February 24, 2021

For other consumers, the Bounty Box is a safe alternative to being present at the market. “It is a lifeline for older adults and high-risk citizens who might not be able to get to the market,” says Naja-Riese. Partnerships with Bank of America, the Oakland A’s and Ruth Stroup Insurance, as well as Marin Agriculture Land Trust and the Marin Community Foundation, enabled AIM to offer the boxes at half-price to people who use CalFresh, the California version of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, while ensuring farmers got a market rate for their product.

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