A conversation with Angela Babb on the history of the US Farm Bill and how government nutrition assistance programs originated within farm policy.
Republicans in Congress have released their version of a new Farm Bill. It imposes new requirements on low-income recipients of food assistance, but continues traditional subsidies for farmers.
Of all the toppings Sazon offers for their tacos, the pickled onions are the most striking. Hot pink in color, with an equally bright flavor, it's a crucial element in The Yucatan's signature taco style.
With a flawed emergency food system, people have to get creative to move nutritious, fresh, local food to the people who need it.
The USDA has long given canned, shelf-stable food aid to tribes, with devastating health effects.
SNAP recipients would receive less money for spending on food, and would instead receive half of the benefits in boxes of nonperishable food.
Ever wonder how the Serviceberry got its name? Poet and orchardist Ross Gay wants to tell you about it.
As Congress prepares to reauthorize the federal farm bill later this year, watchdogs and voters are bracing for possible cuts to the SNAP program.
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.
Normally food banks distribute donated food to the hungry. But Rochester, NY food bank Foodlink is going beyond that to provide jobs to boost the local economy.
This week, we meet vendors and customers whose lives have been changed by this small but bustling southern Indiana market.
The Trump administration wants to cut both food aid to the poor and subsidies for the nation's farmers.
Harvest Public Media’s Peggy Lowe sat down with the Secretary of Agriculture to talk about Trump Administration’s priorities for our food system.
Groups that help low-income families get food aid report a big drop in the number of immigrants seeking help.
Sonny Perdue was the last cabinet secretary Trump nominated, back on Jan. 19.
Some committee members are also concerned about the lack of regulation on what SNAP can be used to purchase.
The USDA plans to launch a pilot program to allow people to buy groceries online with food stamps.
President-elect Donald Trump hasn't said much about food and farm policy, but the coming years will likely see profound battles over food and nutrition.
As the White House ramps up for a profound transition in January, many questions remain about the fate of food and agriculture legislation under new leadership.
Once kids enrolled in WIC turn five, they are no longer eligible for the extra food. According to new research, that puts entire families at risk for hunger.