About 23 million American households rely on SNAP, but nearly one-third of them still have to visit a food pantry to keep themselves fed.
When Flint, Michigan moved its farmers market closer to public transportation, it made healthy foods more accessible to low-income shoppers.
Last November, food assistance recipients saw across-the-board cuts, causing more to turn to food banks to fill the gap.
Food pantries are serving more recipients across the nation this season after SNAP cuts took affect November 1.
The House Agriculture Committee began voting through proposed amendments today in the hope of getting the bill through the committee this week.
In an effort to trim the federal budget, House Republicans have voted to cut $33 billion from food assistance programs over the next decade.
Hearings for the 2012 Farm Bill have started up again. How much support should small-scale farmers get? Legislators disagree.
In Kentucky, there soon may be a new way to pay for your KFC Double Down: food stamps.