daily link(s): Delete to Feed

Land O’Lakes has a little thing happening called Delete to Feed . For each Instagram food pic you delete on your own account, Land O’ Lakes will donate 11 meals to Feeding America. via Land O’ Lakes on IG:@landolakesktchn  

daily links::a food waste cookbook!, news on teen hunger, and more

There’s a cookbook called Amazing Waste with recipes entirely devoted to cooking with scraps,leftovers,etc. I haven’t had a chance to look through the entire thing yet but this looks like the kind of cookbook I would write. Am writing. These kinds of recipes are great for food pantry users (at least my food pantry) where…

What foods would you like to see in a Backpack Program?

I’m sharing this question today from a reader who is involved with starting a Backpack Program for junior high aged kids in her area. For anyone not familiar with the Backpack Program : every Friday during the school year, food is sent home via backpack . The goal is to provide  food for the weekend to…

Checking food privilege

Read worthy this morning, this piece ,Check Your Food Privilege , authored by Carrie at Our Stable Table– it’s  a point close to my heart and one people are probably sick of me making so I’m glad someone else said it. “We lost our ability to be picky because we were so completely broke”.   When…

Daily Dozen: Links galore.Well, 12 to be exact.

  Trying something new here. I always have soooo many links to share that I get overwhelmed when I try to do it just once a week. And honestly, I can imagine when it’s a ton of links at once, it’s a lot to take in. So, I’ll try this. I’ll share 12 links every…

The food people get from the food bank

A couple of weeks ago, I asked readers to tell me what they get from their food bank. I got hundreds of answers and what I heard was exactly as I expected but maybe not what a lot of people would expect? And that was absolutely why I wanted to do this post. I’ve been writing…

Bread Baking Economics

  [content notes: food privilege,being broke, classism,poorsplaining, food insecurity] We ‘ve been buying store bought bread. I used to make most of my own but when we lived in the house with no heat in most of the rooms and a 30 year old oven that didn’t work so well, I stopped doing it and…

Ugh, SNAP.

Here’s my good-bad news: My husband got a raise. 50 whole cents more per hour. I am finally easing back into work at home mode. The summer and our hectic move made working difficult. We’re settling in, my kids are in school full time. I am not at a place where working outside the home…