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Inova Health cookbook keeps it local

Put the words hospital and food together and most of us cringe. But a group of health care providers is trying to change all that, and they are doing it for a very good cause.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 07:25am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Inova Health System, cookbook, farmers market,

How to eat healthy on a budget (VIDEO)

Jenna Umbriac, a nutrition educator for Manna Food Center in Montgomery County, offers tips for finding good food that doesn't break the bank.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 06:38am EST

Tags: kate ryan, manna food, jenna umbriac, food stamps

Highlighting hunger, leaders take $5 challenge (VIDEO)

Feeding a family on $5 a day is not a challenge for thousands of families, it's a necessity. Even in affluent Montgomery County, thousands struggle to live on the federally funded supplemental nutrition assistance program, or SNAP, known to most people as food stamps.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 03:28am EST

Tags: hunger, kate ryan

Mobile Market makes local food cheap, convenient

We all know eating seasonal, local food is more healthy and better for the economy, but not everyone can afford trips to Whole Foods or farmers markets.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 12:06pm EDT

Tags: alicia lozano, Mobile Market, wic, Nature Communications, farmer, farmers market