For the second time this year, the USDA is buying up excess dairy. How did we get such an abundance of dairy, and why are our tax dollars being used for this AGAIN?
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Despite mountains of evidence linking dairy foods to poor health, the USDA is buying a mountain of cheese and giving it to poor people.
Who couldn’t stand to lose a few pounds? What if you had a free weight loss app to help you? And using that app also benefitted your local food bank?
What if you had to choose between food and gas for your car? Or medical care? Or a roof over your head? Hunger in America: A big problem, but you can help.
School nutrition standards have been under heavy fire for a long while now and the proposed improvements to the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids of Act of 2010 have generated a highly energized movement that is attempting to ensure that kids are given a variety of healthy food choices outside of federally supported meal programs. While the emotionally charged response to what some might consider irresponsible food policy in schools in justifiable, what about those who struggle to put food on the table and are dependent upon food banks and charitable organizations in order to survive?
Celebrate your summer harvest by remembering to donate to your local food bank.
Recently, talking about the food crisis globally on our sister site Feel Good Style, I also thought about these same issues domestically, here in the United States, and rediscovered Feeding America (previously known as Second Harvest). Feeding America is a national supporter of local food-banks and kitchens, and they do all this through the use […]