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Bay Area Food Banks Brace for ‘Worrisome’ Cut to Food Stamps

January 30, 2014 | 1:25 pm

Bay Area Food Banks Brace for ‘Worrisome’ Cut to Food Stamps

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Cut in food assistance in new farm bill is expected to drive many to food pantries and soup kitchens.

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For Some in the Valley of Plenty, Next Meal Is Uncertain

October 8, 2013 | 10:05 am

For Some in the Valley of Plenty, Next Meal Is Uncertain

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California may be the world’s breadbasket, but many who harvest our crops can’t afford them.

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Study: Nearly 4 Million Californians Cannot Afford Enough Food

July 12, 2012 | 10:47 am

Study: Nearly 4 Million Californians Cannot Afford Enough Food

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by Joanna Lin, California Watch For Larry Sly, executive director of the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, the good news is that the number of people the food bank serves has leveled off over the past couple of years. The bad news: The food bank still feeds 132,000 people every month. The food […]

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