Food is a necessary ingredient to sustaining human life. It is also culturally defined the community experience, a family gathering point, personal history, exercise and activity, a component of wellness, a social event, currency, crafts, and employment. (Paraphrased from Chef Richard Weinroth) Food is expensive – even with coupons and food stamps. It is evenContinue reading “The Importance of Food to Health”
Note: Pantry distribution dates and times are subject to change. Please call the pantry to verify that this information is current. Most pantries serve according to geographical service area. Food pantry clients should bring photo identification with them to the pantry. The identification should show client’s current residential address. Some pantries have an application processContinue reading “Pacoima Food Pantries”
The convienence store next door proudly displays “EBT commonly known as CalFresh is accepted here”. Please, please, please don’t use your cash aid money at the 7-11 store where everything costs more than at the store. A stick of string cheese is a dollar there. At a grocery store you can buy the package of 12 sticksContinue reading “A Few Words on EBT vs Restaurant Meals Programs”
so she fills her days giving to the homeless. Read the story: http://www.ocregister.com/articles/dimarco-241041-food-homeless.html My favorite part is where she clips coupons for her donation purchases!
the A.P. ran an article by PERVAIZ SHALLWANI on how three successful restraunt owners would plan meals on less than $70 a week for a family of four. Read the entire article here: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/36507576/ns/health-diet_and_nutrition/ I am posting some of the best bits of advice. Jose Garces suggests that budget shoppers start in the grocer’s ethnic aisle, whereContinue reading “Meals on a Food Stamp Budget”
Names and addresses of 271 food resources for people with low incomes.
18 and homeless? Here are resources for you!