food

2:42pm

Thu May 31, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Documenting the "Food Stamp Challenge"

As the number of Americans receiving food stamps increases – it has now reached an all time high of more than 21 and a half million households – an ongoing debate over whether the system is working has emerged.

Last fall, over a dozen members of Congress took the “Food Stamp Challenge” to see what it was like to live solely on a food stamp budget for a week. Bay Area representatives Barbara Lee of Oakland and Jackie Speier of San Mateo both participated. Congresswoman Lee had to live on four dollars and fifty cents a day.

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9:01pm

Mon January 30, 2012
City Visions: January 30, 2012

Combating Food Waste in the Bay Area

photo courtesy of http://blog.foodrunners.org/

 

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Susan Britton

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