Feds Vs. Farmers' Markets One of the smallest programs in the federal government pays for mothers with infant children to buy fresh produce from farmer's markets. But the new farm bill now in final negotiations on Capitol Hill would eliminate the funding for it. A few lawmakers are making a late effort to save the program this week, before Congress takes its spring break. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.
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One of the smallest programs in the federal government pays for mothers with infant children to buy fresh produce from farmer's markets. But the new farm bill now in final negotiations on Capitol Hill would eliminate the funding for it. A few lawmakers are making a late effort to save the program this week, before Congress takes its spring break. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.