Category: Food Insecurity

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SNAP: Truth or Lie?

Over at CityLab, there is a great, easy-to-digest, visually appealing explanation of what SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, actually does for the citizens of the United States who live in poverty. If you are among those who believe SNAP should be discontinued because it’s being abused or it costs too much, I urge you ...

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The Trump Administration is Lying About Poverty. Here’s How You Can Help.

There are millions of children going hungry right now, in your own state, because they are out of school for the summer, and school meals are all they have to eat during the year. Here are some links for you to check out, if you want to feed hungry children, since the Trump Administration says they're done doing that.

Big Green Learning Gardens

Schoolyard vegetable gardens have been shown to have a strong positive impact on children’s food choices. Planting, growing, and harvesting vegetables of their own increases children’s willingness and desire to eat those vegetables, and try new ones. From The Edible Schoolyard program started by chef Alice Waters in Berkeley, CA in 1995, to the many local ...