In Washington, DC, a local organization called DC Greens is helping residents purchase fresh, healthy produce.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is appealing a court ruling that temporarily stops a set of changes that would have taken effect on April 1. Currently able-bodied adults without dependents must show they’ve worked at least 80 hours per month for more than three months in a 36-month period to stay in the SNAP or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — commonly known as food stamps. The rule would make it harder for states to waive this rule which could cause an estimated 700,000 people to lose their benefits.
Chef and World Central Kitchen founder José Andrés writes that the US should mobilize restaurant workers to help ensure everyone is fed during the coronavirus crisis.
Dr. Harold Paz, CEO of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and executive vice president and chancellor for Health Affairs at Ohio State University, writes about food insecurity in Ohio.
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Revoking the SNAP benefits from “able-bodied adults without dependents” affects a wider circle of people
The Trump administration has finalized a new rule tightening work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that could cut hundreds of thousands of people from receiving food assistance.
Three proposed rule changes by the Trump administration could cause millions of poor people to lose access to food stamps and decrease the size of the benefit for millions more, a new study has found.
The Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland’s Food Rescue app rescued 235,000 pounds of food (worth $587,500) from 42 food donors, and delivered it to 73 nonprofit agencies in Cuyahoga County helping the region’s hungry.
An exodus of grocery stores is turning rural towns into food deserts. But some are fighting back by opening their own local markets.