With more families turning to food stamps as food prices increases, more farmers markets are accepting them. The Farmers' Market Federation of NY says that food stamp sales have grown to $90,000 in 2007 from $3,000 in 2002 (helped in part by wireless technology that allows the farmers to accept payments by food stamp debit card); executive director Diane Eggert told the AP, "We're already outpacing 2007, so I think we're going to see significant growth." One Brooklyn resident hopes to use his food stamps on fresher produce from the farmers, "When you shop at the grocery store, it's very limited-they don't have a very wide selection. I think if we had a farmers market, I think we would shop more, and eat more produce."