Funding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program isn’t just an urban concern. Families living amid fertile farmland increasingly rely on SNAP benefits.
Food pantries are serving more recipients across the nation this season after SNAP cuts took affect November 1.
47 million Americans will see a reduction in their food stamp benefits starting November 1.
More than half of the nation’s fast food workers use public aid programs to support their families according to a new labor study released Tuesday.
The House narrowly passed a bill Thursday that, if turned into law, would cut $39 billion from SNAP benefits over ten years.
Two New York hospitals have become the latest testing ground for a project to curb diet-related diseases with fresh produce.
The farm bill moved to conference Thursday evening with hopes that nutritional assistance would make its way into the final product.
Time is ticking for the farm bill. Current legislation expires September 30, and Majority Leader Harry Reid has warned it will not be extended again.
When Chef Daniel Marquis isn't cooking at Quay in Chicago, he's growing food on his family farm. Seasoned gardeners share their stories. We forage for cattails!
The farm bill passed the Senate Monday with cuts to SNAP and direct payments to farmers. The bill did include subsidies for peanut and rice farmers.
About 47 million Americans are enrolled in SNAP. Most of the money is spent at grocery stores, but an increasing amount is finding its way to local markets.
After months of political gridlock, new farm legislation may be in sight.
The USDA has announced new funding to encourage broader acceptance of SNAP benefits at farmers markets.
Consuming sugary beverages daily has been associated with an increased risk of diabetes and stroke, a recent study finds.
Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan has paid much attention to small, local farming during her tenure at the USDA.
With the help of an anonymous donation, the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market hopes to ensure that no one is priced out of buying fresh, local foods.
850,000 Americans receive SNAP benefits each month. This week, Newark mayor Cory Booker is putting himself in their shoes.
Political scientist Christine Barbour talks about food stamps, the recent demise of the farm bill and what she thinks the lack of a food conversation means.
The House and Senate are at odds over cuts to food stamps, which dominate spending in the farm bill.
Hunger continues to be a major challenge as new data from the USDA shows food insecurity and food stamp participation are on the rise.