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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

Grant to give food stamp recipients double purchasing power at Missoula farmers markets

Roughly 6,000 people in Missoula County are eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – commonly known as food stamps – and now a federal grant given to the Community Food and Agricul... read more

Former Tyson CEO Brings Chicken Farming To Rwanda – Can It Last?

Rwandan farmers, for example, are more likely ... and that “the poor make good investment choices” when they are given money and allowed to decide how to spend it. The Rwanda chicken project took root ... read more

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Grant will keep county dental clinic operating

Reynolds Charitable Trust is giving the Forsyth County Department of Public Health a nearly $1 million grant that will allow the Cleveland Avenue Dental ... Joe Crocker, director of the trust’s poor a... read more


Food Hub Creates Opportunity for Local Farm Products

Local direct-marketing opportunities such as farmers’ markets, roadside stands and subscription programs like Sandhills Farm To Table ... of a Sandhills food hub has been in the works for more than tw... read more

Opinion: Trump's monthly box of food for our poor

I would like to see more wild Alaska salmon distributed in America instead all the farm ... the food stamp or SNAP program needs help. The overhaul should limit Americans to five years of lifetime use ... read more

Four Charts That Illustrate The Extent Of World Poverty

More money coming into the home allows people to buy more food and prevents stunted ... Social protection programs also allow women to invest in themselves. That might mean starting a microbusiness, b... read more

Upward Mobility for the World’s Destitute

There’s poor ... was a small regular grant of food or cash.That allowed participants to take time off from labor (or begging) to learn their new business. It also protected the business; they had less ... read more

The Nastiest Feud in Science

The young couple took out loans to buy a farm, where they raised cows ... an arrangement Keller enjoyed because it allowed her to tackle the older students’ more difficult assignments. Then, much as n... read more

Costa Rica modernized without wrecking the environment. Here’s how.

Some farmers start growing more food ... poor people a way to make a living and control their own destiny. Because it had a relatively democratic government, Costa Rica poured money into education, he... read more

New Waterloo teen center tops first Schoitz Foundation grant list

The foundation gave its largest initial grant toward the construction ... counseling, direct homework assistance and supervised recreational space. Moving the teens into their own building will allow ... read more

Welfare for the Wealthy

The Farm Bill finances food stamps (officially SNAP, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and the subsidies that allow ... welfare for the wealthy that most of us, sadly, shrug it off. But a ... read more



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