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Before heading to market, familiarize yourself with nutrition basics. That way you can make smart, healthy choices when you’re at your local farmers market. The Web sites below contain nutrition information and outline programs that empower you to eat for better health!

USDA Dietary Guidelines
http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/Dietaryguidelines.htm

Heart-Healthy Tips and Recipes
http://www.healthyfridge.org/

A Wealth of Resources for Healthy Eating
http://www.health.state.ny.us/prevention/nutrition/

Senior-Specific Nutrition information
http://hungersolutionsny,org/index.php/info/senior-nutrition-center/

Nutrition Information for Children
http://hungersolutionsny.org/index.php/info/child-nutrition-center/
http://portal.nysed.gov/portal/page/pref/CNKC

http://www.farmtoschool.org/state-home.php?id=17

Free Nutrition Classes and Information through “Eat Smart New York”
http:www.otda.ny.gove/programs/nutrition/contacts.asp

Produce-Related Nutrition Information
http://www.fruitsandveggiesmatter.gov/index.html

“Just Say Yes” to Fruit and Vegetables with these Valuable Nutrition Tips and Resources
http://www.jsyfruitveggies.org/index.cfm

To find out if you qualify for EBT/Food Stamp/SNAP benefits, visit

http://www.otda.state.ny.us/main/apply.asp#benefits

http://www.mybenefits.ny.gov

Understanding Food Labeling Terms

http://snap.nal.usda.gov/resource-library/manage-your-food-resources-wisely/using-nutrition-facts-labels

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