Cal-Fresh (akak Foodstamps) on EBT explained.

LA County is doing a great job at outreach to explain the service. They are posting information fact sheets here: http://www.ladpss.org/dpss/calfresh/brochures.cfm http://www.ladpss.org/dpss/calfresh/pdf/brochures/CalFreshBenefitsEBTCardBrochure(English).pdf   This is the text from one of them. Food stamp benefits are now a card  not coupons: Food stamps are not paper coupons anymore. Now you get an electronic benefits transfer (EBT) card. It […]

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Meals on a Food Stamp Budget

  the         A.P.         ran an article  by PERVAIZ SHALLWANI on how three successful restraunt owners would plan meals on less than $70 a week for a family of four.  Read the entire article here: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/36507576/ns/health-diet_and_nutrition/   I am posting some of the best bits of advice.   Jose Garces suggests that budget shoppers start in the grocer’s ethnic aisle, where […]

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FREE with EBT

Locations (museums and parks) you can show your EBT card and enter for free:  1. African American Fire Fighters Museum  2. Arboretum of Los Angeles County  3. Autry National Center  4. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium  5. California African American Museum  6. California Heritage Museum  7. California Science Center  8. Craft and Folk Art Museum  9. Descanso Gardens  […]

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