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Guest Post: Growing and eating nutritious food is a right, not...

The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to...

GRIEGO: Colorado has a problem with hunger. What’s happening in Washington...

In Congress, the land of posturing and pandering, a tussle is going on in a House committee over the Farm Bill, and before you...

Q&A: The typical Coloradan suffering from chronic hunger is a child...

 Kathy Underhill is the chief executive officer of Hunger Free Colorado, a nonprofit founded in 2009 to tackle the issue of hunger in Colorado...

Colorado slogging behind nation on food stamps

DENVER - People are at their best when they have enough to eat, but one in seven Coloradans still doesn't know when or where...

Polis rails against wasteful ‘soviet-style’ farm-bill policy

Washington predictably spared handouts to special interests and slashed support for the poor.

Wiretap: MoDo loves Hick; GOPers love Huck

"The two Democrats seem as if they wandered out of a Frank Capra movie; they have the sort of innocent, zany charm that you rarely see in a profession that stamps out spontaneity."

Colo. hunger watchers welcome long-stalled farm bill deal

Congress spent two years kicking the can down the road, but it appears members are finally prepared to vote on a farm bill this week.

Littwin: The real war on Christmas

Christmas movies are all about the happy ending. Carelessly switch to one of the cable TV news stations, though, and the game is up.

Coming food program cuts will bring hunger, economic pain

Benefits passed in 2009 expire November 1, which means families receiving assistance can expect to lose about 16 meals per month.

Video: House GOP war on farm bill food assistance will get...

Do they get that Obamacare is the law of the land? Do they get that they shut down the government? Do they get who will be affected by their proposed $40 billion cut to the nation's food assistance program?