The authors provide a history and overview of Federal food assistance efforts, especially food supplement programs, and the policy implications for Maine and national nutrition-incentive programs. They present a profile of the work of Wholesome Wave which aims to increase affordability and access to locally-grown food.
Schumacher, Gus, Michel Nischan, and Daniel Bowman Simon. "Healthy Food Access and Affordability: “We Can Pay the Farmer or We Can Pay the Hospital"." Maine Policy Review 20.1 (2011) : 124 -139, http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/vol20/iss1/20.