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Gillian Tett of the Financial Times talked to an unnamed retail food industry source who noted the increased prominence of paycheck and SNAP benefit cycles in food purchasing: http://on.ft.com/10A68LT
Consumers pushed into SNAP-benefit cycle spending face significant temporal barriers to eating fresh produce. The impact of the monthly boom-bust cycle on retailers is blunted by an increasing spreading out of SNAP benefit distribution…
If you enjoy the Latin intellectual tradition and vegetables, Evelyne Bloch-Dano's Vegetables: A Biography is the book for you. It's a slender volume chock-full of folkloric and etymological bon mots that'll let you cross rhetorical swords re: veggies at a George Will-ian level. Check out the book's…Continue
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