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-- sweet but sour on handouts my next guests couldn't -- -- controversies he will not accept ever.
Food stamps -- baked goods at a Massachusetts farmers market she says it's pretty crummy for taxpayers to pick up the tab for her desserts and its neighbor.
Ever so humble pie company -- -- very good to have you.
They can be agreed to be here what me -- put the hammer down comments.
Well I just thought it was a misuse of taxpayer funds the EBT program lives snappy BT also known as the former from.
-- program was designed to bring nutritious foods to the tables of people who can afford to buy them for themselves.
Well what I'm selling -- the market is pies will be pies cakes cookies.
I don't think those qualify as nutritious foods -- -- -- not so fast young lady in my diet they -- but but again well.
Many of our -- I mean that's what I'm selling I want to sell them.
But it in this case.
If they only have limited funds then and then every -- -- that should be going to putting nutritious foods on the table so I simply said.
-- -- -- -- -- having people use these.
Funds at the market because his times of fruits and vegetables and farm fresh and -- locally raised beef and fish.
That's all well -- good but not my product it's in this use of taxpayer money.
Have you run across those who have try to -- food stamps.
I and nobody has actually come to mind.
Both yet because it's a new program at the farmer's market the run in that I had was with the management of the market because.
There was a form that came out to all of -- where they asked to solve to read it.
And then signed it and get on board.
And I refuse to do that I I -- I would I will not comply with this value is I mean why would the provision minute food stamps.
Should be accepted.
Right and what happened -- I I.
Well they -- they weren't very happy with me they didn't understand what my problem ones.
And I explained it that it was really I had no problem with the management of the farmers market -- then the farmer's market customers.
It was this EDT program that has very loose.
-- -- it is where you can get that money and spend on just about anything.
An and I didn't want to participate and then especially where you're your previous -- -- M our national debt is ballooning to -- sixteen trillion.
We've got a lot of these bloated.
Federal programs that are just sucking up tax payers money and in a lot of that those funds of being misappropriated.
And I wanna participate in the am very concerned about our national debt 100 years still don't farmer's market ready and -- I -- out.
-- do the -- so many others who who are there Andrea.
On what did they say -- Well I haven't really disgusted with many of the vendor is just the ones who set up -- there on the right of the left of me.
A lot of event is there do you sell products that are appropriate for this -- you know vegetables -- -- -- meat and eggs and cheese.
There's a lady selling cupcakes.
I do know there's a there's a friend of mine who sells jams and jellies she also refused to sign.
Well I'm because she felt the same way I did.
But no one has sold either reviewing that case or others who might feel as you do.
To get out -- you're not welcome here and you haven't run into gross and the food stamp bearing customer.
Insisting on paying -- food stamps that you of the signs -- that affects.
-- I don't have a signed but then the market manager said that it up to this point.
The EDT usage has been a very small.
But they're Clinton is to use this year is a pilot program and in what she said to me in conversation was even though it's it's some.
Not mandatory right now it very soon maybe meaning next year and I said to her well -- your.
Position is in conflict with mine and mine isn't going to change so if you do make it mandatory.
Then I will not be returning I would like to finish out this year but if this is going to be and an issue of conflict.
Maybe I can't do that but nobody's telling me I have to leave it would it I would either have to soften my stance if it was mandatory and comply.
Or just not return.
-- about your moon cause you could set up shop on -- on a launch somewhere and and he would not -- we're -- customers can't -- paper by the way I want you to rethink whether.
-- but -- sort of stuff over healthy food group should check into that I swear they are.
The -- you thank you very much.