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If you have SNAP benefits, otherwise know as a Lone Star Card, you can get "Double Up Food Bucks" at certain locations for fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables are nutritious, high in fiber, and may reduce the risk of developing certain health issues.

According to the Harvard T.H. School of Public Health:

A diet rich in vegetables and fruits can lower blood pressure, reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, prevent some types of cancer, lower risk of eye and digestive problems, and have a positive effect upon blood sugar, which can help keep appetite in check.

The "Double Up Food Bucks" not only doubles your fruit and veggie budget (up to $20 per day) it also supports Texas farmers, according to the Double Up Texas website.

Of course, this bonus only works if you can find a place that participates in the program. Here are the places you can use the Double Up Bucks program. (The distance is from our radio station located at 82nd & Quaker. You can run your own search to find the distance from wherever you're at.)

0.8 mi
82nd and Slide Rd (Drug Emporium Parking Lot, SE corner), 

Year-round
Sat 10-2

Texas Country Produce
Farmers market

5.7 mi1922 Avenue A, Lubbock, TX 79404

May-Sept

6.3 mi
8924 County Rd 7100, Wolfforth, TX 79382

Year-round
Sat 10am-2pm

United Supermarkets
Grocery
7.8 mi
2630 Parkway Dr, Lubbock, TX 79403
United Supermarkets
Grocery
30.8 mi
1401 Tahoka Rd, Brownfield, TX 79316
Food King
Grocery
37 mi
102 E Waylon Jennings Blvd, Littlefield, TX 79339
If you think you may be eligible for SNAP benefits, you can check the SNAP website for program details and income thresholds.

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