Tag: food stamps

Food & Farm Issue Update: Food on the Plate for GOP Candidates?

Unless you followed every word of every GOP debate, you might not know where the Republican presidential candidates stand on food and farm policy. Have no fear, as HeadCount is here to inform you on the issues NOT in the headlines.

Posted in Politics and Elections, Issue Updates, Food and Farm Policy

Food Stamps and Green Carts

Why shouldn’t low-income families have access to fresh, local, and sustainably grown foods? Regardless of your opinions about the federal Food Stamp Program in general, the fact remains: The government gives low-income families and individuals assistance in the form of taxpayer-funded programs like Food Stamps. Why, then, shouldn’t the recipients of these programs have the…