Tag: Food

USDA’s Food Box Program Shuts Out Small Farmers

This story was originally published on Civil Eats. Every time Lula Cooley dropped off food boxes at Black churches or on the doorsteps of low-income senior citizens in Laurel, Mississippi, she was met with jubilation. “‘Acorn squash, sweet corn, green peas, watermelon! Thank you, Jesus!’ They just went on and …

10 Best Experience Gifts for Food Lovers

I don’t have to tell you that you’ll be spending more time at home than ever this holiday season. Experts have urged gatherings this year to be more mellow and solitary, but that doesn’t mean we can’t find ways to enjoy each other’s company virtually (and I’m not talking about …