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Cost of Food

Study: Cutting Food Stamps Would Cost, Not Save

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Proposed slashes to monthly food stamp programs could cost more than they save, suggests a University of California, San Francisco study linking limit...

4 Foods That Are More Expensive Than Ever

Posted 12.12.2013 | OWN

Find out which grocery items have skyrocketed in price lately (plus, a surprising food that has dropped). By Lynn Andriani Keep in touch...

1 In 5 Americans Had Trouble Paying For Groceries This Year

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.21.2012 | Money

Another sign that the economy is not recovering quickly enough: A significant number of Americans are still having trouble affording food. Accordin...

11 Ways to Reduce Your Food Costs

Organic Authority.com | Posted 10.03.2012 | Food
Organic Authority.com

Being a bit frugal can help us to make more conscious choices, not just for our health, but for the health of our planet, too.

What You'll Be Paying More For This Weekend

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 03.16.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON -- A sharp jump in gas prices drove a measure of U.S. consumer costs up in February. But outside higher pump prices, inflation stayed mild....

The Midas Touch: Stomachs Too Big to Fail?

Lewis Lapham | Posted 08.13.2011 | Food
Lewis Lapham

What is profitable is not necessarily edible; food doesn't get along well with assembly lines, farm-chemical runoff and antibiotics. Its quality deteriorates, as do the soils from which it springs and the health of those to whom it is dished out.

Davos Assessment on Climate Change Is Right and Wrong

Sunita Narain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sunita Narain

Climate change is the highest-ranking risk the world will face in the coming years, but what's even more important is the interconnections between climate change and the other top risks, from economic disparity to geopolitical crises.

The Year of Living Dangerously: Rising Commodity Prices and Extreme Weather Events Threaten Global Stability

Michael T. Klare | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael T. Klare

Food prices have already sparked riots in Algeria and mass protests in Tunisia. We haven't seen the last of resource revolts which, in the coming years, could reach an intensity we scarcely imagine today.

No Cow Patties On The House...

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

If David Chang and Matt Simmons prove to be right, at least it may compel us to eat more fruits and veggies--and less meat.

Veggie Mobile: Bringing Produce To Those In Need

CNN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

For years, Mel Williams rarely ate fruit and vegetables -- unless it came out of a can. Fresh produce was too expensive or too far away until the sta...

Grocery Outlet: A New Place To Save

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The newest trend in penny-pinching is coming from an unlikely source: The Amish. According to The Canadian Press, Amish-run grocery outlets "are a thr...

11 Ways To Save Money At The Checkout

abcnews.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In the past year and a half, consumers across the country have seen the prices at grocery stores spike, said Ephraim Leibtag, an economist with the U....