Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

By: United States Department of Agriculture

"FDPIR provides USDA Foods to incomeeligible households living on Indian reservations, and to American Indian households residing in approved areas near reservations or in Oklahoma."

 

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SNAP Boosts Retailers and Local Economies

By: Elizabeth Wolkomir

"By increasing low-income households’ purchasing power so they can buy the food they need directly from stores, SNAP integrates economically marginalized households with almost no government administrative overhead resulting from food distribution".

 

Interested in the economic benefits of SNAP? Read more here!

What is SNAP?

"SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, is the nation’s most important antihunger program. In a typical month in 2017, it helped more than 40 million lowincome Americans afford a nutritionally adequate diet". 

Want to know who is eligible? How people can apply for SNAP? Why the program is so important? Read more here!

Farm Bill Primer

By the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC)

Wondering what the Farm Bill is all about? Click here!

House Farm Bill Would Increase Food Insecurity and Hardship

By: Ed Bolen, Lexin Cai, Stacy Dean, Brynne Keith-Jennings, Catlin Nchako, Dorothy Rosenbaum, and Elizabeth Wolkomir. 

"The proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) would end or cut benefits for a substantial number of low-income people". Read more here!