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Missoula nonprofit wins $270K grant to double food aid dollars at farmers markets

A nonprofit in Missoula has won a $270,000 federal grant to allow more low-income Montana citizens to ... since price sometimes forces low-income people to buy cheaper mass-produced, non-local foods ... read more

Puerto Rico faces food-stamp crisis as Trump privately vents about federal aid to Hurricane Maria-battered island

[More than 670,000 Puerto Rico residents have received cuts to food-stamp benefits amid congressional impasse] Puerto Rico will again need the federal government’s help to stave off drastic cuts to ... read more

New $2.5-million grant will help poor buy fresh, locally grown produce

The program has grown rapidly over the last four years, but this grant will allow it to ... that they had made more money, as a result of the program. The grant comes at an especially opportune time, ... read more

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Trump privately vents about federal aid to Puerto Rico as food stamp crisis hits

Puerto Rico will again need the federal government’s help to stave off drastic cuts to Medicaid, the health-care program for the poor and disabled ... the higher food stamp benefit allowed her to cook ... read more


LePage asking again to ban use of food stamps to buy candy, soda

AUGUSTA – The LePage administration is renewing its push to prohibit food stamp recipients from buying soda or candy in hopes that President Trump will be more receptive ... a USDA waiver to direct ... read more

What if the Government Gave Everyone a Paycheck?

If the trend continues, it’s unclear who will even earn enough to buy all the future robots. Economic change on this scale doesn’t happen without something cracking. The shift from farm ... allow the ... read more

Parliament proceedings live | Lok Sabha discusses Finance Bill

He says the poor, farmers and the middle-class are ... He suggests interest subsidy be granted to farmers to buy tractors. Kaushalendra Kumar (JD-U) thanks the minister for alloting more trains to his ... read more

Berkeley Ecology Center Receives $3.7 Million for Farmers' Market Nutrition Program

The Berkeley grant will allow for the expansion of Market Match, a program that encourages shoppers to buy produce at ... The federal Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive program, which was authorized ... read more

A HUNGER TO HELP: A fresh approach to food insecurity

No hot foods or single servings can be purchased. Each token is worth a dollar, and vendors can’t give change. When Pittman’s purchase totaled $13.50, Luis Gutierrez of Little Green Farm ... The grant ... read more

Puerto Rico faces food stamps crisis as Trump privately vents about federal aid to Hurricane Maria-battered island

Puerto Rico will again need the federal government’s help to stave off drastic cuts to Medicaid, the health-care program for the poor and disabled ... the higher food stamp benefit allowed her to cook ... read more

The double-standard of making the poor prove they’re worthy of government benefits

Enough serious-minded people seem to think this is what the poor actually buy with their meager aid ... notion that we all need shelter and food before we go in search of foot massages. In fact, the ... read more



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