Daniel and Maricruz's family
April 7, 2017

What Americans get wrong about food stamps, according to an expert who’s spent 20 years researching them | The Washington Post

As we see throughout our work, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is often misunderstood. One economist, Craig Gundersen, a professor of agricultural and consumer economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, debunks some of the most common misconceptions about SNAP. Read the Article »

As veggie prescriptions gain traction, food banks prepare to personalize nutrition — and protect privacy | The New Food Economy

The idea of doctors “prescribing” fruits and vegetables to their patients has been around for years. Today, food banks and health care providers are working together to turn that concept into a reality by installing food bank representatives in clinics and offering customized food assistance for people with varying nutritional needs. Read the Article »

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