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Upcoming Give a Meal campaign can triple the impact of your giving

...Washington counties will lose $10,556,654 that normally would be spent in local grocery stores. This means much less food for hungry families, and less money spent in our local communities.This year, Bank of America again is partnering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-11-17/upcoming-give-me
Hummingbirds migrating earlier; warmer weather may be reason

...indicates that higher temperatures in their winter habitat may be the reason.Researchers say the early arrival could mean less food at nesting time for the tiny birds that feed on insect pests, help pollinate flowers and are popular with birdwatchers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-17/hummingbirds-migrating-earlie
305 billion coupons sent out last year

...percentage than their total percentage in 2011. That means we are seeing more medicine coupons and personal care items and less food item coupons. These non-food items are generally not seen as highly needed items compared to food items.Manufacturers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2013-03-07/305-billion-
More trims possible as state revenues dip

...major revenue streams were down sharply in Georgia including sales, income and corporate taxes. Georgians were buying less food, clothing, furniture and automobiles, the state data showed, "You are looking for a light at any point and so far...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/13/met_473313.shtml
Metro
Pocket change

...Business reports. The business strategy, Crain's reports, is not to make money by charging eaters more money for less food. Rather, restaurants believe smaller portions will spur patrons to order more side dishes and dessert. Of course...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/24/bus_297457.shtml
Business
There are garden chores aplenty in heat of July

...We've actually had some decent rain, knock on wood.For those of us without irrigation systems, it means less work and less food for the mosquitoes. Those of you lucky enough to have one, check your heads to ensure one isn't watering the driveway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2011-06-30/there-are-garden-cho
Donations are not keeping pace with demand at Golden Harvest

...middle." The food bank supplies 300 food pantries in the area. When the food bank receives less food, so do the pantries, and that can mean less food for those who need it, Mr. Firmin said. "It's a domino effect," he said. "The food...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/14/ric_469305.shtml
Richmond Neighbors
Coupon Lady: Small families can save, too

...several ways that small households can get big savings by using coupons.If you are single, then you obviously consume less food and household goods than a family of four. However, you still need the same types of household items: toilet paper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2011-08-04/coupon-lady-
Rising grocery costs put dent in food bank's stock

...itself in an increasingly difficult situation. Even as food prices spiral and more people depend on help, it is receiving less food. "We have more product going out than coming in, and that has not been the case historically," Mr. Garner said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/31/met_130431.shtml
Metro
Salvation Army struggles to meet needs

...kettle donations are down by 19 percent this year, the organization's annual canned food drive has received 22 percent less food and the stocking and coat drives are struggling. "It usually takes about two to three months to recover," Ms. Parker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/01/ric_27798.shtml
Richmond Neighbors