food politics

Give us our daily bread….

I was born in Queens,NY 1964. My mother was a few days shy of her 16th birthday when she had me. We lived with my grandmother and my young father. They were forced to be married for appearances,and it lasted only 3 years. I would say we were ‘Blue Collar’ at the time. Grandma had

Advocating Food Choice for Hungry Americans

Since it is National Nutrition Month, I have an informal survey for you: what do you think of as nutritious?  My guess is that you’re probably thinking of vegetables, whole grains, or lean chicken. I bet dollars to donuts that nobody thought, “a meal.”  For the nearly 49 million Americans who struggle with hunger, simply