In recent weeks, the Novo Dia Group, an Austin-based company that processes approximately 40% of SNAP transactions at farmers markets nationwide, said it will end its service by July 31st, leaving a big gap in the ability for farmers markets to serve low-income customers.  Joining Host Jenna Liut to dig deeper into what exactly happened and the repercussions of Nova Dia’s decision is Leah Douglas, Associate Editor and Staff Writer at the Food & Environment Reporting Network who has covered this issue extensively, and Cheryl Huber, Greenmarket Assistant Director at GrowNYC, a non-profit that oversees a network of farmers markets throughout the NYC that are affected by this development.


Eating Matters is powered by Simplecast.