Proposal would provide SNAP families with ‘harvest box’

The Trump administration is seeking radical reform to how food stamp benefits are delivered.

Dubbing it a “Blue Apron-type” program, the White House wants to shift some Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program dollars from purchases at retail stores to boxes of non-perishables shipped to homes.

In the White House fiscal year 2019 budget document , the administration says its “new approach” to managing the food assistance program will combine traditional SNAP benefits with 100% U.S.-produced foods sent directly to households.

 

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