• October 19, 2020

Tags : food

Poverty is Going Down in Texas, but Food Stamp Need

Although incomes have been rising and poverty declining in Texas, there’s been less change in the share of households relying on food stamps, new U.S. Census data shows. In 2015, 12.5 percent of Texas households used the program, down from 13.1 percent in 2014. The drop of about 43,000 households was less significant than the overall drops […]Read More

Opinion: The Freedom of Not Having to Farm

We take our kids to school. Go to work. Maybe stop by the grocery store on the way home. Pick up supper or a few things for the family. It’s our routine, one we’ve settled into nicely. And it’s because we don’t have to think about our food. Just like U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack […]Read More