by Sam P.K. Collins Jul 20, 2015
Just 13 percent of people meet the requirements for fruit and vegetable consumption.
by Sam P.K. Collins Jul 17, 2015
“We have a tremendous opportunity to capture as much food waste as possible and solve food insecurity.”
by Joe Romm Jun 23, 2015
New research finds that, absent major changes, humanity risks a catastrophic collapse in its ability to feed itself by mid-century.
by Sam P.K. Collins Jun 9, 2015
"With taxes and bans on soda, people didn’t move as much as they would have if we would have taken the more empathetic route.”
by Alan Pyke May 12, 2015
State lawmakers are trying to dictate what foods can and can't get bought with safety net money in 2015. They haven't learned much from the dozen-year history of "junk food bans" for food stamps families.
by Alan Pyke May 1, 2015
A bill to prohibit shellfish purchases for food stamps recipients in Wisconsin would also make it harder for low-income families to cook with spices, pasta sauce, nuts, and dried beans.
by Alan Pyke Apr 7, 2015
Despite contentious public policy debate for years, nobody really knows what works and what doesn't when it comes to job training for people on public assistance.
by Natasha Geiling Mar 26, 2015
Scientists announced the discovery of 30 new types of heat-tolerant beans that can beat the worst-case scenarios for global warming.
by Alan Pyke Mar 17, 2015
Despite an intentionally vague structure, we know just how devastating the food stamps cuts Republicans are set to unveil this week would be if they passed.
by Sam P.K. Collins Mar 12, 2015
For people living in poverty, depression is linked to obesity.