Tag Archives: food stamps

The White House Compared Its Proposed Food-Stamp Program to Blue Apron

Source: Grub Street NY

The White House has announced President Trump wants to swap federal food stamps for a “Blue Apron–type” program that would just mail out a box of canned goods to low-income families. The administration pitched its plan — described by media as “one of the biggest shake-ups” proposed to …

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Monday Morning TL;DR: When You Play The Game of Cones You Either Win or…Eat Ice Cream

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

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Happy Monday, everyone! If you’ve found yourself here once again, it’s probably because you heard someone made an Iron Throne out of ice cream cones. Or that we’ve got some information here on pairing wine and weed. Or maybe you were just wondering what a highway covered in 7,500 pounds of slime eels looks like.

Whatever it is, we’ve got what you’re looking for. So let’s begin with…

Game of Cones

Yes, Blue Bunny (the ice cream company) made an Iron Throne out of ice cream cones. Yes, there are pictures. Yes, I’m guessing ...

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$200 Million to Help Food Stamp Recipients Find Jobs

Source: NY Times Food

Pilot projects in 10 states will train recipients and offer services like transportation and child care, the Obama administration announced on Friday.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Let’s Address the State of Food

Source: NY Times Food

There are at least four crucial issues the president should mention in his speech that affect our health. But will he?

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Arcadia Mobile Market, Washington’s farm stand on wheels

Source: Washington Post Food Section

At about 1 p.m. on a recent Wednesday, the Arcadia Mobile Market team is almost done setting up its roving farmers market stand at Children’s National Medical Center.

LaToya Johnson is ready to shop. And has been since 9:45 a.m.

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Food policy group tracks lawmakers’ votes on SNAP cuts, GMO labeling, more

Source: Washington Post Food Section

On Tuesday, a national nonprofit group supported by celebrity chef Tom Colicchio announced that 87 members of Congress scored a perfect 100 on the 2013 National Food Policy Scorecard, which tracked lawmakers on 19 votes in the U.S. House and Senate during the most recent session.

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