PBJ granola bars

PBJ granola bars

Countless politicians — and some celebrities — have attempted to feed themselves on $4 a day. It’s the typical budget for the more than 46 million Americans who receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). While some see the exercise as one that builds empathy, others see it as a publicity stunt. We consider the realities – and possibilities – of eating well on this kind of budget.


  • George Jones Executive Director, Bread for the City
  • Leanne Brown Author 'Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day'

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