Dec 24, 2013 — With winter officially here, New York's food pantries and soup kitchens are feeling the strain of feeding the hungry, especially after two key benefit cuts from the federal government. Go to full article
Dec 16, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Anti-hunger groups are calling on New York Sen. Charles Schumer to block cuts to food stamps.
Anti-hunger activists have launched a statewide campaign urging Schumer to vote against any farm bill that includes cuts in food stamp funding. They also want Schumer to push to restore recent cuts. Go to full article
Canton, NY, Dec 11, 2013 — The holidays are a very big time for charitable giving, and that means when you're out shopping, you may be called upon to donate at the register. But if you're feeling... Go to full article
Dec 05, 2013 — New York's biggest lobbying group for agriculture, the New York Farm Bureau, is holding its annual meeting in Syracuse this week. And they kicked off the session with an... Go to full article
Nov 27, 2013 — On November 1st, a boost to food stamps from the 2009 federal stimulus expired. For the millions of Americans who rely on food stamps, that meant a hole in their monthly food... Go to full article
Nov 27, 2013 — Students, teachers and staff at Long Lake Central School celebrated Thanksgiving with a special lunch last week. It included turkey and the usual side dishes: potatoes,... Go to full article
Nov 15, 2013 — It can be expensive and time-consuming for farmers, especially small farmers, to go through the organic certification process. But there's another option. It's called... Go to full article