The Food Gap Is Widening

Wealthy people are eating better than ever, while the poor are eating worse.

SALT LAKE CITY — Some Utah families in need are getting some extra help thanks to Utahns Against Hunger and a recent grant. For a limited time, families using food stamps at the downtown Salt Lake City farmers market can double their money for groceries. Salt Lake City resident and mother of two young boys […]

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Use of food stampsrises in Shelby County

COUNTY — The use of food stamps in Shelby County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food dollars, contributing to local spending and helping spark a national debate about the future of the federal nutrition program.

Being young and in poverty is an unfortunate yet common trend throughout the region. Since school is back in session most people feel better knowing that kids will get at least one meal a day.

A lot has happened in the 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson signed the Food Stamp Act of 1964 into law.

People in Stamps, Arkansas get some food to put on the table.

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