Jane Black

Jane Black, formerly a food writer at the Washington Post, is currently at work on a book about food culture and class in Huntington, W.Va. She blogs at www.janeblack.net.

Moneybox
Aug. 6 2013 10:37 AMSNAP JudgmentMany lawmakers think food stamps should be used only for healthy choices. Anti-hunger groups disagree. Here’s why.
Food
Sept. 17 2008 6:48 AMWhat's in a Number?How the press got the idea that food travels 1,500 miles from farm to plate.
Time To Trim
Feb. 24 2011 12:59 PMSchool Lunch Is Not the AnswerImproving school food is only a small step toward reducing childhood obesity.
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