All that talk about pie yesterday got us hungry, so we figured we’d do something a little fun for Friday and talk about…food!
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My Food Stamp Challenge prep continues. Sunday comes and I begin to prepare for my second journey. This time no sunglasses, I don’t want any collateral damage. Once again I was blessed with fine weather. I did the walk, the Incline, and one bus that let me off 3 blocks from the two stores. I […]
After getting my groceries I’m standing there waiting for this bus. My back, my knee, my hip are all hurting. I live with chronic pain since the motorcycle accident and take great care not to end up back in the hospital. One wrong move with this sack of goods – my food for the week […]
It was a warm Saturday afternoon in June. I put on my iPhone earbuds, cranked up the music, and headed to the Incline. I was on a journey to buy 30 dollars worth of food that had to last me the entire work week. And according to the challenge rules, no other food allowed: nothing […]
To raise awareness about current U.S. Farm Bill negotiations and the related Congressional debates over billions of dollars in proposed cuts to SNAP/food stamp funding, Just Harvest staff along with four Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporters participated in a Food Stamp Challenge in June. This coincided with Food Stamp Challenges going on nationwide. For the 1.8 million […]
Here we are, half-way through the SNAP challenge, and I can tell you that it is living up to its name. But, I have to admit that I cheated a bit yesterday.
Today is my first day on the SNAP challenge with Just Harvest, and I have already had to make some tough food choices.
Pittsburgh City Council’s Natalia Rudiak will be putting conspicuously less of her money where her mouth is starting December 6. For five days she will be taking part in the SNAP Challenge, a poverty simulation exercise.