Follow Up to the Food Stamp Budget from Causabon's Book

If you read my entry on How to Feed 4 on a Food Stamp Budget and were at all engaged in the comments thread, then I would highly recommend you read Sharon Astyk's post Eating Poor. Her post is fantastic, informative, thought-provoking, challenging.

More like this

Journalist Andrew Bolt reckons that the "green sickness" is "spreading". He quotes from a story by journalist Bryony Gordon: Psychiatrists in America have identified a new mental illness that threatens the very fabric of society: an obsession with saving the planet. Some people are so addicted to…
Shalini at Scientia Natura has bestowed upon me the Thinking Blogger Award. I'm honored. I've always thought I probably think too much, so it's nice to receive some accolades for it. (Normally, I see it more as a curse.) Fortunately or unfortunately, this 'award' looks suspiciously like a meme: 1…
I was out of town when Zuska posted this piece about trying to feed a family on a food stamp budget, and I've been meaning to respond to her suggestion that I might have something to add for a while. The article she builds on is one in which chefs try and come up with food stamp budget menus that…
Carborexia is not a word.  Any href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/String_%28computer_science%29">string that garners only six hits on Google is not a word.   But the string appears in the New York Times, so maybe it will be a word soon.  Perhaps even by the time you read this.Carborexia is a…