'I wanted to be pregnant,' she confesses. 'This was going to be my way out.'
'Do you get hungry?' I ask her children. Corey nods. 'I think I do,' he says. 'My stomach always gets all gurgly.'
While food culture across the United States explodes, hunger rates have simultaneously risen.
Shouldn’t we be able to feed everyone before we wage a war against gluten?
When I buy healthier goods, I end up running out of money. Real food is expensive.
I need to use the money I have to make my kids full. Fruits and vegetables aren’t going to do that. Rice is.
It may not be the sexiest or most obvious voter issue for 2016, but spending time with Olivia drove home the idea the Farm Bill should be a key voting issue.
Good food is not just about a delicious recipe, a hot new restaurant, or sharable moment on Instagram, it’s about creating a future where healthy, enjoyable eating is accessible to all.