November 20, 2013

Food Resources for Low-Income Residents

Despite slight improvements to the economy, many residents are in need of assistance, in order to feed their families.  In Baltimore City, approximately 23% of the population lives below the poverty line.  In a city of around 600,000 people — that’s a lot of folks living hand-to-mouth, literally.

Photo of kiwi and strawberries.Most grocery stores accept EBT/SNAP, as do many of our farmer’s markets and public markets.  But which ones?  And how do you access them if you don’t have access to a car?

Click on the map points above, to get more information on each market, supermarket, or farmer’s market, along with Maryland MTA transit routes. For more information on EBT/SNAP in Maryland, go here.

For a free cookbook that offers simple but delicious recipes on $4 a day, click here!  For a story on how the cookbook came about, go here.

If you find any errors or have any questions about the information, please don’t hesitate to let us know.