$68.88 a week: How to eat well on a food stamp budget
Wednesday, April 14th
How well can a family of four eat on just $68.88 a week? For more than 38 million Americans, it’s more than a matter of conjecture. With job growth and the economy still only sputtering along, a record number of Americans have turned to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the formal name for federal food stamp program. The national average for a family of four at the end of 2009 was $275.53 a month, or about $68.88 a week.
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