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can i buy organic food with my food stamps?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:15 PM on Dec. 4, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (12)
  • I had to complain about that very thing yesterday. The register rang it up as non-eligible. I complained and they over rode the register because it's consumable.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:48 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • technically yes but you could get more for your money if you were selective about which organic products you bought.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 3:16 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Yes, but it's pricey. Shop wisely.
    Cindy18

    Answer by Cindy18 at 3:31 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • yes, its food! as long as its not hot and its food you can buy it
    SabrenaLeigh

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 3:18 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Absolutely. Do some research and find out when it's worth it though. Since GMO's can be labeled organic, you aren't guaranteed to get 'clean' food. We buy grass fed, organic beef, cage free organic eggs, and organic milk. That's about it.
    The beef is EXPENSIVE, but we don't eat meat at every meal, so it's okay for us.
    Also, you can use your SNAP benefits at farmers markets, and butcher shops. If you have one of those places that will butcher wild game, go in there and talk to them about their inventory. Vennison is a little pricey, but you know it's not been fed hormones. It's probably got some pesticides in it, but at much lower concentrations than in factory farmed meat.
    Jenny-talia

    Answer by Jenny-talia at 3:26 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Yes
    wheresthewayout

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 3:36 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Yes you can.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 7:57 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Yes you can. I would encourage you to buy as well. Very healthy.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 9:12 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Yes you can
    itsallabtthem84

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 12:37 AM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • yes u can :)
    momtothree975

    Answer by momtothree975 at 12:44 AM on Dec. 5, 2010