What Food Stamps Buy

$28 of food for the week

Last week, Gwyneth Paltrow accepted Mario Batali’s Food Stamp Challenge, designed to raise awareness about obstacles that low-income families face. For a week, participants live off of roughly $31 worth of food — $1.48 per meal.

Paltrow dropped out after four days when she realized her seven limes and bundle of greens was unsustainable for an entire week.

 

Kathleen Elkins who decided to craft a more realistic grocery list and give the challenge a go.

Read her insightful information at:
http://www.businessinsider.com/what-food-stamps-buy-2015-4#ixzz3Z05NKA00

http://www.businessinsider.com/surprising-realization-from-living-off-food-stamps-2015-5

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