High in vital nutrients, seaweed could add 10% to the global food supply. One Vancouver Island farm is exploring adding it to the plate.
As food-stamp recipients see grocery budgets tighten, state proposals would shift money to already strained and short-staffed local services.
After 150 years of broken treaties and declining salmon populations, Randy Settler worries there won't be enough fish for future Indigenous generations.
Members of the nation in northwest WA now have more control over how culturally important foods — like locally caught salmon — are distributed.
Ballard Food Bank spent about $300,000 on yearly groceries pre-pandemic. This year, they plan to spend $1.5 million.
El banco de alimentos de Ballard gastaba anualmente, antes de la pandemia, aproximadamente $300,000 en artículos comestibles. Este año, tienen planeado gastar $1.5 millones.
Universal free school meals, child tax credits and food assistance aid are sunsetting as relief funding dries up.
Some food banks anticipate increased demand, as people with low incomes face increased financial pressures.