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April 6, 2012

Snail-Paced Legislation 

farmers market vendor sorts tomatoes

How Many Cuts ‘Til You Get To The Center Of A Farm Bill?

Hearings for the 2012 Farm Bill have started up again. How much support should small-scale farmers get? Legislators disagree.

December 26, 2011

SNAP And Seeds 

garden grow

Planting Seeds A SNAP: Some Unaware Of Food Stamp Benefit

As demand for food stamps rise, educating those in need and those accepting SNAP benefits becomes crucial.

September 14, 2011

Wake Up Call 

empty plate

Hunger At Home: Food Insecurity Still A Problem

Nearly one in three households categorized as "food insecure" had to cut back or alter their eating habits for lack of food.

September 3, 2011

Too Much Of A Good Thing? 

A farmers market stall selling melons, peaches, onions, and many other kinds of produce. People are lined up around the stall to make purchases.

Growth Or Glut? A Thousand New Farmers Markets in 2011

In 2011, 7175 farmers markets operated in the U.S., up from 6139 in 2010. Locavores love it, but some farmers call it too much of a good thing.

August 31, 2011

Local Economy 

local produce

Farmers Markets: Good For You, Good For Economy

Farmers markets are good for you. A new report says they are good for the economy, too.

August 24, 2011

Food Stamps 

food stamps

Food Stamp Program Sees Sharp Increase

Even as more people rely on food stamps, one in three could be eligible for assistance.

August 24, 2011

Soda Ban 

soda

Food Stamp Soda Ban Fizzles Out

The push to ban the use of food stamps for sodas has been defeated by the USDA.

June 22, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

KFC Double Down

Food Stamps For Fast Food In Kentucky?

In Kentucky, there soon may be a new way to pay for your KFC Double Down: food stamps.

April 22, 2011

Capitol Hill 

Capitol Building

Federal Budget Just Got A Lot Less Tasty

House Republicans have begun to pass a budget that includes serious cuts to some food-related organizations.

November 3, 2010

Anything-But-Pie Pumpkin Recipes 

Vegan Coconut Pumpkin Soup

Vegan Coconut Pumpkin Soup

This pumpkin recipe costs under $3.00 to prepare, it's vegan-friendly, and it will convince you that pumpkin does indeed deserve a savory place in your kitchen.

October 27, 2010

Food Stamps 

old food stamp

Eating On Food Stamps: Take The Challenge

Five days with less than $5/day for food — a food stamps challenge.

October 21, 2010

Food Pyramid 

2005 MyPyramid - Rejected?

The Food Guide Pyramid: Let’s Try That Again

Not only is the food pyramid confusing, but studies conducted since 1992 have shown it may be grossly flawed in the amounts of carbs and fats it recommends.

October 8, 2010

Weekly Roundup: October 8, 2010 

Orange Soda

Weekly Roundup: SunChips Outcry, NYC Soda Ban And Healthy Eggs

SunChips discontinues its eco-friendly bag, the mayor of NYC wants to ban soda from the food-stamp program and are organic eggs actually healthier?

October 6, 2010

Liquid Candy 

Orange Soda

NYC Mayor Proposes Banning Soda From Food Stamp Program

Reducing soda consumption is undeniably a healthier choice for consumers. However, Michael Bloomberg's proposal raises controversial issues of classism.

January 8, 2010

Winter Favorites 

brazilian style collar greens on a plate with orange slices

Collard Greens And Chicken Liver Crostini

This week on Earth Eats, we've got two delicious dishes: Brazilian Style Collard Greens and Chicken Liver Crostini with Rosemary and Garlic.

December 10, 2009

Food Stamp Programs 

Close up of an old food stamp

In Tough Economic Times, Food Stamps Becoming The Norm

With millions of Americans out of a job, more than 36 million people are currently on food stamps.

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