Tag Archive: Electronic Benefit Transfer

Shopping at the Farmers’ Market with Food Stamps

I love my Farmers’ Market but for various reasons, we had only made it once or twice all summer long. Those two trips happened to fall on the Wednesday before our Food Stamp… Continue reading

What Can & Can’t Be Bought With Food Stamps & An EBT Card

  Infographic source unknown. Someone sent it to me from Pinterest. This infographic is a good rough guide to what you can and can’t buy with SNAP. I have a huge gripe with… Continue reading

A person making $50,000/year pays a dime a day into the food stamp program

Seems like I mention this tidbit a lot, whether in discussions or in writing. I think it needed to have it’s very own post here. The math on this: here It works out to be… Continue reading

Looking for Jamaican family to adopt. I’d like to send them some food I bought with my food stamps.

I wasn’t even going to mention this but now Mike Huckabee had to make everyone crazy by saying something.I strongly dislike Mike Huckabee and wish he would just go be a preacher in… Continue reading

The Privilege of Real Food

When I first published that thing I wrote about why poor people might not be able to just grow their own food (part 1 & part 2 ), I received some very passionate input. Most… Continue reading

Why “Grow Your Own Food!” Might Not Be So Easy For Poor People -Part 2

After publishing my last post about obstacles to gardening when you’re poor, I realized there were maybe one or two points I missed…but then I read my emails and discovered there was more… Continue reading

Why “Grow Your Own Food!” Might Not Be So Easy For Poor People -Part 1

It seems pretty simple. Having a hard time eating? “Grow your own food!”, they say. “They” are usually well meaning and coming from a place of only good intentions, otherwise I’d be whipping… Continue reading