With food prices up, more Ohio farmers markets accept SNAP benefits

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On an early Saturday morning, the River City Farmers Market comes to life.

Just blocks from the Ohio River, vendors set up shop under red, white and blue tents, advertising everything from fresh vegetables to locally raised meat.

“We’ve got lettuce, we’ve got broccoli, rhubarb, kale, cabbage,” lists Mike Murphy. He’s been selling produce here for 25 years. “And next week we should have kohlrabi, probably cucumbers and some radishes.”

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