Residents will have the ability to get recent, native produce at a farmers market occasion held in Fort Value on Thursday morning.
It’s certainly one of a variety of upcoming farmers markets held as a part of the Tarrant Space Meals Financial institution’s Farmers Market Diet Program, which targets neighborhoods which will have restricted entry to nutritious meals.
The Tarrant Space Meals Financial institution’s Neighborhood Farmers Market might be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Grace Temple Seventh Day Adventist Church, 4200 East Berry St.
The meals won’t be free, however households can use WIC FMNP vouchers and the Lone Star Card/SNAP advantages for eligible gadgets, in keeping with the meals financial institution.
Eleven Fort Value ZIP codes were identified as food deserts by Tarrant County, together with the 76105 ZIP Code the place Thursday’s farmers market is being held.
America Division of Agriculture defines meals deserts as city neighborhoods and rural cities with out prepared entry to recent, wholesome meals.
The occasion can also be being held in collaboration with the Cowtown Farmers Market And GROW North Texas, a nonprofit connecting North Texans to native farmers.
A full schedule of upcoming farmers markets might be found on the Tarrant Area Food Bank website.