Our family’s discipline for Lent is to live on a SNAP budget. We want to experience what hunger in America feels like. But in many ways this experiment isn’t at all authentic or representative of the experience of America’s hungry. 316 more words
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BrightFarms strives to take its hydroponic greenhouses to the rooftops of urban supermarkets, in a brilliant move for local produce.
Contrary to the perceived wisdom of the past many years, it’s not the lack of fresh, healthy food in America’s “food deserts” that’s making people obese and shortening their lives, … 249 more words
Here’s today’s COMMENT FROM AN OLD FART which is actually an update. Moi wrote in ‘Food deserts’: Just how much does personal choice have to do with it? 1,259 more words
Therefore, the goal for food organizations cannot only be to spend the efforts on getting people to the healthy food, but shows the need to engage them more directly and through many types of interventions to change their behavior. 161 more words