Vendor not accepting EBT cards at Braintree Farmers' Market

Braintree — For a Walpole businesswoman, her decision not to accept EBT cards (formerly food stamps) when she sells her gourmet pies at the Braintree Farmers’ Market is a matter of principle. “I don’t think that American taxpayers should be footing the bill to buy non-nutritious foods,” said Andrea Taber, who owns and operates the Ever So Humble Pie Co. “With so much good food available at the farmers’ market, why should EBT cards be squandered on non-nutritious foods? This program should be for nutritious foods. I’m telling people that I don’t want to accept this form of payment from taxpayers.”   << Read More