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Expansion of Double Up Food Bucks Colorado Supported by USDA Funding

Colorado’s Double Up Food Bucks program (Double Up) works! By providing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants incentives at farmers markets and retailers in urban, suburban, and rural communities throughout Colorado, it has supported thousands of low-income families in accessing... Read More

My Trip to the Farmers Market on Saturday, July 14th, 2018

By Tamara Orndoff Jefferson County Community Food Advocate––Summer 2018 I had a meeting with a journalist this morning at 9 am. I am a Community Food Advocate with LiveWell Colorado’s Double Up Food Bucks (Double Up), so they contacted me... Read More

Voices of Double Up Food Bucks

Double Up Food Bucks is improving the lives of low-income Coloradans in big cities and small towns all over our state. We feature one story a month in our Voices of Double Up series, to bring you face to face... Read More

Advocates Reach Out In Advance of Growing Season: Tilling the Soil for Double Up Food Bucks

Advocates Reach Out In Advance of Growing Season: Tilling the Soil for Double Up Food Bucks The 2018 growing season may not have officially begun—but for Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB), a LiveWell program that offers financial incentives to SNAP... Read More

LiveWell Colorado Year in Review: 17 Highlights from 2017

LiveWell Colorado Year in Review: 17 Highlights from 2017 To say 2017 has been an eventful year would probably be a grand understatement. As an organization striving to increase access to healthy eating and active living by removing barriers that... Read More

What We Heard from You

What We Heard from You LiveWell’s 2017 Statewide Policy Listening Tour LiveWell Colorado’s policy team believes that public policy works best when it is informed by the public. As an organization dedicated to removing barriers to healthy eating and active... Read More

Double Up Food Bucks Colorado Report

The year one (2016) Double Up Food Bucks evaluation report is now available This report highlights primary outcomes for Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) customers as well as participating farmers. Read about the community impact of DUFB and share the... Read More

Double Up Food Bucks | Community Food Advocates

New Program Enlists SNAP Recipients & Other Community Members in Increasing Access to Healthy Foods Individuals who participate in SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) are now helping others gain access to healthy food. This is occurring through the Community Food... Read More

Farm to School Month: A Look at What Policy Makers Are Doing, and What They Could Be Doing, to Support Local Foods

Farm to School Month: A Look at What Policy Makers Are Doing, and What They Could Be Doing, to Support Local Foods October is National Farm to School Month, a celebration of food education, school gardens and lunch trays filled... Read More

Everyone Deserves Access to Healthy Food | Support Double Up Food Bucks today

Everyone Deserves Access to Healthy Food | Support Double Up Food Bucks today Did you know that at least 13.6% of Colorado families face food insecurity? It’s hard to imagine in such a bountiful state, but the harsh reality is nearly... Read More