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Healthy Food. Healthy Farms. · 7h ago

One month to go to the Fight Hunger 5K

The third annual Fight Hunger 5K will be on Sunday, September 17, one month from today!  It's not too early to sign up and start fundraising!  You can find all of the details here.The Fight ...
Healthy Food. Healthy Farms. · 6d ago

LOW-INCOME CHILDREN SUFFER OVER THE SUMMER

Families who rely on government food programs to keep their fridges stocked don’t have the financial resources to feed themselves when those programs disappear, according to a new study. Res...
Healthy Food. Healthy Farms. · 1w ago

CHECKING OUT FREE LUNCH AT THE LIBRARY

Librarians used to forbid any food or drink to avoid staining books and attracting pests; they scolded people who tried to sneak snacks in the stacks. But, now, they are the ones putting foo...
Healthy Food. Healthy Farms. · 1W ago

FOOD BUS + FOOD RX = BETTER EATING

Fresh Truck is a mobile supermarket that delivers nutritious foods to people who lack access. The shelves of the old bus are stocked with fresh fruits and vegetables and devoid of salt- and ...
Healthy Food. Healthy Farms. · 1W ago

MANY U.S. FAMILIES ARE ON THE BRINK OF HUNGER

Nearly two-thirds of low-income parents in the U.S. (64%) say a single unplanned expense would make it difficult to feed their families, a new survey reveals. Nearly all of the families surv...
Healthy Food. Healthy Farms. · 1W ago

WEEKLY BUDGETING COULD IMPROVE SNAP SPENDING PATTERNS

A recent study of SNAP participants who use the FreshEBT app shows that the average household spends more than 80% of its SNAP benefits within the first nine days. Within the first 21 days, ...
Healthy Food. Healthy Farms. · 1W ago

SNAP APP

SNAP participants can get a free app that allows them to check the balance on their SNAP EBT card; locate grocery stores, corner stores, and farmers markets near them that participate in SNA...
Healthy Food. Healthy Farms. · 1W ago

It's National Zucchini Day!

At GardenShare we love everything Zucchini! We are so excited to celebrate National Zucchini Day with you all that we just had to included two easy-to-make zucchini recipes for a fun summer ...
Healthy Food. Healthy Farms. · 1W ago

FOOD INSECURITY AFFECTS ADULT HEALTH

A new USDA report that examines the relationship between food security and the health of working adults finds lower food security is associated with higher probability of hypertension, coron...
Healthy Food. Healthy Farms. · 1W ago

Win-win of local food in school lunches

Wayne County, New York, is the state’s biggest apple producer. Yet in 2013, public schools served lunches that included apples from Washington. At the end of the lunch period, the lovely, wh...