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How Becoming A Food Banker Changed my Perspective

Before I graduated college, the thought of going into food banking never crossed my mind. I studied Anthropology and initially wanted to go into forensics, but during my last semester I realized I wanted a more personal career. 784 more words

Going hungry: Digesting Canada's food security problem

In one of the richest countries in the world, residents worry about putting food on the table.

It’s no minor issue: 40 per cent of Canadians want the party leaders to talk about rising food prices this election, according to… 946 more words


USDA announces revised food groups for adjunct faculty

by Karen Rooothaan

USDA has announced revised food groups for adjunct faculty, and expects reduced health claims as a result.

The USDA announced on Thursday a new revised set of food groups, specially tailored to the nutritional needs of adjunct faculty. 250 more words


Homelessness 101: The Real Faces of Poverty

by Annabel Simpson

I can still remember the rush of heat that filled my pink cheeks when I raised my hand in front of the entire calculus class for the free or reduced lunch program application. 1,163 more words

Food Insecurity

Seniors Could Soon Use Food Stamps for Grocery Delivery

Senior citizens could start using food stamps to pay for groceries to be delivered to their homes.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently proposed allowing homebound seniors and disabled persons touse benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to cover the cost of food delivery from government and non-profit agencies. 584 more words

28 Hands + 2 hours = 710 Sandwiches

It was a typically hot day in Dallas, Texas. Three digit temperature by 10:00 a.m., clear blue skies, no rain in the forecast. It was a typical day. 335 more words

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