Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation: Summer Nutrition Status Report

Increasing participation in the Summer Nutrition Programs is critical to ensure the health and well-being of low-income children. key components of USDA’s effort to increase access to summer meals. Summer 2016 is the time to continue to build momentum around both expansion and improvement of the Summer Nutrition Programs. Child Nutrition Reauthorization legislation, currently being considered by Congress, provides one…

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How Dallas could bring healthy food to low-income areas without big-money incentives that don’t work

Getting a Costco in Dallas has certainly generated a buzz. Given the fervor, one might conclude that North Dallasites have no other shopping options in the LBJ Freeway/North Central Expressway area, rather than the abundance of quality retail establishments, particularly full service grocery stores, that criss-cross nearby streets. But the news has been received with disappointment and mild outrage in…

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