If a popular app used by many farmers markets to process federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits is no longer offered next spring, consumers' access to fresh produce may be stalled.
The first in Harvest Public Media's five-part series on SNAP looks at the application process for receiving food stamp benefits.
The Senate Budget Committee is expected to pass a resolution with no changes to the $100 billion legislation that funds crop insurance and SNAP benefits.
Mallory Rickbeil says incentivizing SNAP users to shop for vegetables at the Linton Farmers' Market has enticed more farmers to become vendors.
Several municipalities across the US are looking into benefits and side effects of soda taxes that have recently passed or are now going into effect.
Some 55 percent of families with kids on SNAP have jobs — they just don't earn enough to live on.
About 23,000 military families rely on food stamps, but advocates say that number is only a partial picture of the need among people who are currently serving.
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.
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.
For unemployed adults in 22 states, they have two months to find a job or lose their food assistance.
Believe it or not, it's time for farmers markets! Robin Hobson gives us a behind-the-scenes view. And, will the wacky winter weather impact wild edibles?
Food stamp use at military groceries has risen for the sixth straight year.
Dan Imhoff is the author of "Food Fight: Citizen’s Guide to the Next Food and Farm Bill." But it's growing food, raising animals that really get him excited.
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.