The bill also would have extended eligibility for the WIC program to age 6, bridging a gap that left many low-income families without enough food.
In one West Virginia county, two farmers are finding new ways to help their neighbors sell the food they grow and eat more healthfully.
A new study finds the nation's first soda tax succeeded in cutting consumption of sugary drinks, but it's uncertain if the effect will be permanent.
The three states with the highest level of food insecurity are Mississippi, Arkansas and Alabama - and all three states have a high grocery tax in place.
With commuting, and other lifestyle changes, a growing number of low-income children now live outside the neighborhoods that qualify for federal assistance.
When Flint, Michigan moved its farmers market closer to public transportation, it made healthy foods more accessible to low-income shoppers.
Grow Well Missouri passes out seeds and starter plants at area food pantries so locals can grow their own food.
Under a provision dubbed "heat and eat," 12 states have been able to circumvent SNAP cutbacks by providing heat assistance as well.
A new report found that obesity rates in most states have leveled off, with some states even showing a decrease among young children from low-income families.
Folks can pick up a bag of apples at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Through the Hub's tool share program, they can also borrow a dehydrator to make apple snacks.
A recent report ranks Indianapolis as the worst city in the country for food access options.
A new study finds that simply opening stores that offer fresh produce doesn't mean residents in food deserts will change their eating habits.
Quality, choice and mobility are just as important as making fresh produce more available.
A new report finds low-income families are likely to cook at home -- meaning the real quest for healthier meals is more complicated than one might think.