Nichole Collins MacMillan

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Monthly Archives: May 2015

This Little Piggy Went to Market

This week’s SNAP Challenge is sponsored by Wholesome Wave Georgia, a non-profit committed to making fresh, healthy local foods accessible to all Georgians. By partnering with local farmer’s markets, Wholesome Wave Georgia doubles a family’s SNAP benefits up to $50 for use in shopping at one of 37 partner markets across the state. Check out […]

Choice and Challenge

  Before anyone gets impressed by our accepting of a week-long SNAP challenge, it’s important for me to acknowledge some of the interruptions that have affected our family’s experiment. It’s Wednesday confession time. The temptations to stretch the budget started before the challenge ever began: Mother’s Day. That’s was the official start date of the […]

Feeding My Family Is Not A SNAP

Wholesome Wave Georgia is sponsoring a SNAP Challenge this week.  (SNAP stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and the challenge is to eat on the average SNAP benefit of $4.17/person/day for a week.)  My family has decided to take part (well, really, I decided on behalf of my family).  I’m planning to write about our […]