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Starting October 1, 2009, over 37,000 people in Hawai‘i who participate in the federal Women Infants and Children (WIC) food supplement program will get a cash value voucher for fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables that can be spent at approved WIC vendors statewide. The introduction of the cash value voucher means an estimated $2.2 million per year may be spent in Hawai‘i on fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables. Local favorites like sweet potatoes, Okinawan potatoes and even poi are allowable choices.

WIC program adds new healthier options allowing participants to buy local fruits and vegetables

Starting October 1, 2009, over 37,000 people in Hawai‘i who participate in the federal Women Infants and Children (WIC) food supplement program will get a cash value voucher for fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables that can be spent at approved WIC vendors statewide. The introduction of the cash value voucher means an estimated $2.2 […]

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