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President Trump through the Department of Agriculture has a proposal to replace some of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s (SNAP) cash benefits with boxes of physical food.
The plan, outlined in the administration’s budget blueprint for fiscal year 2019, is being dubbed “America’s Harvest Box.” It would provide 16.4 million households - about 81 percent of current food stamp recipients – with boxes of non-perishable food items grown by U.S. farmers in place of some of their SNAP aid. The plan would apply to households that receive more than $90 in food stamp benefits.
Under current SNAP guidelines, Americans are free to spend their benefits on food items of their choice.
America’s Harvest Box could save the country $129.2 billion over the course of a decade, the government said, since it can leverage its buying power to procure better deals with sellers. It also falls in line with the president’s promise to promote a “Buy American, Hire American” agenda. Part of the cost of the program would shift to the states.
About the concept of an American Harvest Box as a partial replacement for food stamps.
For those Americans who find themselves in need of government nutritional assistance.