|Publish Date||Topic area (i.e., WIC, SNAP, ECE, Schools)||Brief Description||Link|
|As Hunger Swells, Food Stamps Become a Partison Flashpoint||Jason DeParle||The New York Times||May 6, 2020||SNAP||This article discusses historical party relationships with SNAP (food stamps) and what this means for our current situation.||https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/06/us/politics/coronavirus-hunger-food-stamps.html?auth=login-google&campaign_id=56&emc=edit_cn_20200507&instance_id=18282&nl=on-politics-with-lisa-lerer®i_id=53454004&segment_id=26782&te=1&user_id=a9dffb53ca60851e38d1258ea6ea159a|
|The Impact of Increasing SNAP Benefits on Stabilizing the Economy, Reducing Poverty, and Food Insecurity amid COVID-19 Pandemic||Sara N. Bleich, Ph.D, Caroline G. Dunn, Ph.D., R.D., Sheila E. Fleischhacker, J.D., Ph.D.||Healthy Eating Research||04/22/2020||SNAP||This brief provides evidence regarding the potential positive impact of a SNAP benefit increase on the economy and on SNAP households in the context of the current SNAP benefit allotment. We also discuss the SNAP provisions in the three congressional COVID-19 aid bills that have already been enacted.
|SNAP Supports Health and Boosts the Economy||Robert Wood Johnson Foundation||04/2020||SNAP||This brief describes the purpose of SNAP and who it serves, provides details about how the program works, presents research about its impact, and describes regulatory changes to the program recently proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). It also offers recommendations for policymakers, including prioritizing specific changes to SNAP in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic crisis.
|Leveraging SNAP to alleviate poverty — a proven policy approach needed now||Sara N. Bleich, Ph.D, Caroline G. Dunn, Ph.D., R.D., Sheila E. Fleischhacker, J.D., Ph.D.||The Hill||03/29/2020||SNAP||A review of the U.S. Coronavirus Relief Package and how food and nutrition workers can ensure the food and nutrition needs of citizens are met during the COVID-19 pandemic.||https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/490072-leveraging-snap-to-alleviate-poverty-a-proven-policy-approach-needed-now?amp|
|Food access through school meals and food pantries during COVID-19: early findings from Vermont||Bertmann F, Belarmino EH, Wentworth T, Biehl E, Neff R, Niles MT||ScholarWorks @ UVM||6/22/2020||Food access; school meals; food pantries||This brief summarizes survey findings and respondent comments about experiences with two programs during the early weeks of the pandemic: the National School Lunch Program (school meals) and food pantries. This is the fourth of six briefs summarizing these data.|
|The impact of COVID-19 on the local food system: early findings from Vermont||Belarmino EH, Bertmann F, Wentworth T, Biehl E, Neff R, Niles MT||ScholarWorks @ UVM||6/22/2020||food systems||This brief summarizes survey findings and respondent comments relevant to the local food system, specifically local farms and direct-to-consumer sales, home food production, foraging, hunting, and fishing. This is the fifth of six briefs summarizing these data.||https://scholarworks.uvm.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1024&context=calsfac|
|Early COVID-19 impacts on food retail and restaurants: consumer perspectives from Vermont||Belarmino EH, Bertmann F, Wentworth T, Biehl E, Neff R, Niles MT||ScholarWorks @ UVM||6/22/2020||food systems||This brief summarizes survey findings and respondent comments about food retail and|
restaurants. This is the sixth of six briefs summarizing these data.