Saturday, December 5, 2009

NY Times Article on Food Stamps

On Nov 29th the New York Times had a front page article on Food Stamps in the US, and the growing food epidemic. Additionally, this article discussed the different mentalities towards food stamps themselves, and how a different kind of people (who used to see food stamps users as abusing their government) are now using them and forced to redefine their associations with the program. There is also a GREAT map that show statistics on the program's usage.

"Food Stamp Use Soars Across U.S., and Stigma Fades"

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

A Reference

I like this approach to understanding food ecology: