Category Archives: Food

Food is my passion and something I like to do. Shop for food and I’m in heaven. Eat food and nothing can be wrong.

Hunger Doesn’t Take A Vacation

This summer free meals for children and teens are available under the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The federally funded program ensures that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. This summer, USDA plans … Continue reading

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Position Available – Director of Development & Community Outreach

Job Title: Director of Development and Community Outreach Program: Membership Services, Fundraising, Volunteers, & Outreach Position: Part-time/hourly to start with full-time potential Must produce revenue goals for position to be sustained Reports to: Executive Director Date of Posting: August 5, … Continue reading

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Heat and Eat Program, Part II

A number of articles have appeared in the past few weeks and months, written by various advocacy groups on the ‘Heat and Eat’ issue. Together, they provide a compelling story about new, threatened safety net cuts for New Jersey families. … Continue reading

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Heat and Eat: New Jersey Legislature Responds To Protect SNAP

A number of months ago it was disclosed that tens of thousands of seniors, disabled individuals, minor children and other low income New Jersey families again faced possible cuts in their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits (previously known as … Continue reading

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Factory Farming And Public Health

Federal health officials yesterday released an alarming report about the threat posed by the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions’ findings, “Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people become … Continue reading

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Environmental Christmas List

For the past year or more there has been a renewed sense of purpose in my household. Perhaps it had something to do with the presidential election, the odd weather, or a change in food habits. Put them all together … Continue reading

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Buy Local

A couple weeks ago I posted the following on my Facebook page, “I feel so strongly that deep and simple is far more essential than shallow and complex.” The reference is a quote from Fred Rodgers, known to many of … Continue reading

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