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Hunger Is

If you’re a kid suffering from hunger, you can’t get much done. You’re probably lacking energy, maybe feeling a little woozy, and having a hard time thinking about anything else besides food. Just ask Academy Award nominated actress Viola Davis, who suffered from hunger as a child while growing up in “abject poverty” in Rhode […]

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Summer Food Reading

Summertime, and the readin’ is easy… Now that the kids are out of school and the schedule’s a little more relaxed, we’ve had some time to check out a few good food reads that we wanted to share. Some of our recent favorites include: You Have No Idea You’re Eating…: You might want to check […]

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Protect SNAP Funding

Protect SNAP Funding

Did your kids eat three good meals today? If so, consider them lucky. Hunger is an epidemic in this country, and as many as 1 in 5 kids don’t get enough to eat. Kids and families who suffer from hunger do have an important safety net: SNAP (the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), the federally funded food program formerly […]

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Every Bag Counts

We’ve been spending a lot of time this summer talking about fun food and making cute replicas of our storybook favorites. But while we are fortunate enough to have fun with our food, there are plenty of kids and families who are going hungry this summer. The problem is worst at the end of the […]

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Friday Food News Wrap: March 25

Friday Food News Wrap: March 25

Is it time for lunch yet? This week we’re thinking about school lunches, eating the right lunch, eating too much junk for lunch, and people who don’t have enough to eat at all. Fresh Fruit: To start, the USDA has announced $158 million in funding for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Program, which brings fresh […]

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