On July 10, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council provided additional testimony to City Council on their planned use of American Rescue Plan funds.
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Sam Applefield of Pittsburgh Food Policy Council (PFPC) says the next city budget should include a Food Justice Fund.
The four Democratic candidates are incumbent Bill Peduto and challengers Ed Gainey, Tony Moreno, and Mike Thompson. Here are their answers to our questions.
The two Democratic candidates are incumbent Theresa Kail Smith and challenger Jacob Williamson. Here are their answers to our questions.
The two Democratic candidates are incumbent Anthony Coghill and challenger Bethani Cameron. Here are their answers to our questions.
The two Democratic candidates are incumbent Robert Macey and challenger Steven Singer. Here are their answers to our questions.
On Sunday, June 9, I participated in the 3rd Annual Chicks in the Hood tour of some of the city’s backyard chicken coops. The tour was of the East End and North Side, which have the highest concentration of coops in the city. I recruited my parents, Christina and Ellis, to join me, and we […]
How is it that food stamp numbers continue to rise, yet only one in six low-income children participates in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) to receive free meals throughout the summer? According to a recent FRAC report, it is harder to reach our children in the summer months, and Congressional measures over the years […]
Imagine working 40 hours a week every week and bringing home less than $1,000 a month. Then imagine trying to live off of that for all of your utilities, rent, food, gas, car payment, etc. You would assume anyone working full-time wouldn’t find themselves in this situation, but that’s the lot for low-income workers. I […]
In this article, writer and chef Ari LeVaux interviewed Democratic candidate Barack Obama on food policy issues for The North Coast Journal (Clinton and McCain have not yet responded to LeVaux’s interview requests). And his chili recipe sounds passable (non-vegetarian, but still likely to be inferior to Nic’s recipe below). Highlights include: As president, I […]