I can buy fruit trees on EBT (foodstamps)?
I went in Walmart the other day and was browsing through the garden department when I spotted the strawberry plants. They were $2.98 and I knew I had about $3 left in my EBT account. I knew I had bought garden seed on foodstamps last year, so I asked the checkout lady if these could be purchased on EBT. She said she didn’t know but she could ring them up and find out. Surprisingly, they were approved for purchase on EBT.
I then looked at the seed potatoes and onion sets and right on the front of the package it said that all vegetable garden plants, vines, and fruit trees could now be purchased on EBT. When I applied for EBT snap benefits, I was never told this or given any guidance on what could be purchased using this benefit…
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