Source: Business Week article by Pallavi Gogoi – Nearly every food staple has seen double-digit price increases over the past year, some of it due to skyrocketing energy costs Twice a month, Kathy Nuthall does the math on food vs. gas costs: Shop for groceries near home in Warwick, N.Y., or drive nearly an hour
Bill Moyers Journal looks at shortages in America’s food banks. The PBS video includes an interview with Rev. Melony Samuels and footage of the BSCAH food pantry.
CNNMoney video that includes an interview with Rev. Melony Samuels.
Source: Associated Press article by Anne D’Innocenzio – By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO NEW YORK – The calculus of living paycheck to paycheck in America is getting harder. What used to last four days might last half that long now. Pay the gas bill, but skip breakfast. Eat less for lunch so the kids can have a
Source: New York Times article by Winter Miller – On a recent weekday at the BedStuy Campaign Against Hunger, one of Brooklyn’s largest food pantries, shelves that are usually piled high with staples like rice and canned meats were empty, a stark illustration of the crisis facing emergency food providers across the city. The Brooklyn