Fin de beneficios extra de SNAP por la pandemia amenazan la seguridad alimentaria en zonas rurales

Elko, Nevada. – En una mañana fría a principios de febrero, Tammy King llenó y cargó cajas y bolsas de vegetales, frutas, leche, carne congelada y refrigerios en autos alineados frente al banco de alimentos Friends in Service Helping, conocido en el área rural del noreste de Nevada como FISH. King contó que el banco … Read more

Looming Cuts to Emergency SNAP Benefits Threaten Food Security in Rural America

ELKO, Nev. — On a cold morning in early February, Tammy King prepared and loaded boxes and bags of vegetables, fruits, milk, frozen meat, and snacks into cars lined up outside the Friends in Service Helping food pantry, known in rural northeastern Nevada as FISH. The beginning of the month is busy for the food … Read more

Seasonal Cooks’ Secret Sauce: Heaping Nutrition and Cultural Zest

Oldways Ambassadors Brenda Atchison and Glorya Fernandez walked a KHN reporter through two cooking demonstrations to showcase modern takes on cultural classics — like a cold black-eyed pea salad just in time for the new year, and a garlicky dill mojo sauce served over spinach salad. Last year, Kelly LeBlanc, director of nutrition at Oldways, … Read more

Colorado Voters to Decide Whether All Schoolkids Get a Free Lunch

During most of the pandemic, in every public school cafeteria throughout the country, every kid could get a free lunch, not just those from the poorest homes. Everyone. The program that fed 50.6 million U.S. students expired in September, but some states are figuring out ways to extend it. California and Maine have both passed … Read more