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The LuvDoc's Celebrity Corner
The LuvDoc chats with lactation specialist and writer Kristine Kovach
"...Kristine: Anyway, I was on the WIC program and at that time they were known as..."

Aug. 6, 2012 Chronolog Post

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, July 14-21
"...NEW HOME FOR DOVE SPRINGS WIC The Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department celebrates..."

July 15, 2011 News Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...ask the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which administers the WIC program, to pony up an additional $12 million to..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Ahead of Farm Bill, Rep. Casar Taps Central Texas Farmers for Input
Roundtable discussion urges quicker loans, more land access, and easier paperwork
"...Special Sup­ple­mental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). SNAP's success also has implications for producers. Casar told..."

April 21, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

SFC Farmers' Market East
Farm-fresh foods for East Austinites
"...a Simplified Nutritional Assist­ance Program, or SNAP, card, or WIC Lone Star card can go to the information booth..."

April 27, 2012 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Breast-Feeding Campaign Kicks Off
"...mothers in the face of social and physical roadblocks. WIC has partnered with Capital Metro, the Austin Public Library,..."

Aug. 1, 2008 News Feature by Sara Robberson

Changing Focus and Location at the Sustainable Food Center
Critics charge original mission of serving poor has strayed
"...including ones where low-income single mothers can redeem federal WIC (women, infants, children) vouchers for fresh produce...."

Nov. 25, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May
Everything needs to be online now. Austin is a world-renowned tech capital. Why can’t the city get it right?
"...relying on a government program to log on to WIC [food assistance], for example, you don't have time to..."

June 11, 2021 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Endorsement From Houston
"...who had to use the Women, Infants, [and] Children (WIC) Program, Planned Parenthood and other support services for unwed..."

May 8, 2018 Postmarks

City Budget Squeezed Between Basic Costs and State Neglect
The city has $1.03 billion in taxpayer money. Here's where it's going.
"...constituents, from Aviation to the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program. If federal dollars, which support some of the..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

The Damage Done by SB 4
Court records reveal impact of the "show me your papers" bill on immigrant lives
"...caused a 21% drop in Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) participation, a government nutrition program aimed at helping low-income..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

SB 4: Texas Cities Get Their Day in Court
Advocates are optimistic following judge's critical line of questioning
"...citing a 21% drop in Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) participation and a whopping 152% increase in Austin public..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Council Recap: Water and Housing
Council takes on excessive water bills, "missing middle" in housing
"...essentially disclosing independent expenditures (changed to “direct campaign expenditures”) twice. Noting that the city’s reporting is more frequent than..."

April 8, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Green Gate Farms in Peril?
Roberts Resorts plans to replace the Eastside farmland with RV lots and manufactured homes
"...stand three days a week that accepts SNAP and WIC food vouchers. The farm's Workshare Program also enables community..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Feature by Makeda Easter

Then There's This: Do Kids Count?
State leaders don't walk the talk on children
" food for many Texas families. Still, enrollment in WIC decreased from 2010 to 2011 – and it wasn't..."

Dec. 27, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Farmers Market Report: Oct. 19-20, 2013
Apples, miracle sweet corn, pumpkins, lettuce, and pastrami
"...anxious to buy some for use on a Rueben Sandwich made with Full Quiver Farms sauerkraut and J.J.’s Good..."

Oct. 18, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers Market Report: June 8-9, 2013
Seasons overlap: strawberries and blackberries at the same time!
"...($12/lb.) Typically, this most popular product is only available twice a year when the cilantro and poblano seasons overlap...."

June 7, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmers Market Report: January 26-27
Feels like Spring
"...has just doubled! Used to be, for $10 in WIC or SNAP money, the SFC would give in exchange..."

Jan. 25, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Farmer's Market Report: August 10, 2012
Farmers market news
"...your family is on food assistance like SNAP or WIC, you can go to the information booth and get..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Sheriff's Race ICE Issue
"...stay here. Upon their birth, the children receive Medicaid, WIC, and food stamps. Because the families cannot be turned..."

March 27, 2012 Postmarks

Delwin's Index
"...Registered nurses per capita – 44th • Average monthly WIC benefits per person – 47th • Percentage of population..."

Jan. 9, 2012 Postmarks

City Hall Hustle: Last-Minute Shopping
No Silent Night here
"...making info about fluoride and infants available online, at WIC sites, and in Austin Water mailers...."

Dec. 16, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Urban Renewal, Sustainable Development, and ... Fluoride?
Preview Pt. One of a crowded Council agenda
"...City’s Health and Human Services Department Neighborhood Centers and WIC Stations, in both English and Spanish...."

Dec. 12, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 2/22/11
Job changes afoot at city
"...inspections; graffiti abatement; operation of Women, Infants and Children (WIC) clinics; management of birth/death records; and refugee health screenings...."

Feb. 22, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Urban Roots
Urban Roots gets kids growing vegetables and growing up, too
"...both the Down­town Austin Farmers' Market and the Montopolis WIC Clinic. "People really loved our tomatoes," Christopher beams. "I..."

Oct. 3, 2008 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

The State of Texas Children
New report indicates things are looking good for Travis County's children in the areas of education and premature death, but also lays out some troubling stats on poverty.
"...Co. kids up to 4 years old enrolled in WIC (the United States Depart­ment of Agricul­ture's nutritional program for..."

Dec. 7, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

No Mother's Milk Here: Hospitals Cut Breast-Feeding Support
Following hospital cuts, a task force forms to defend breast-feeding support services
"...get the program reinstated at Brackenridge, Jones says, the WIC "peer counselors" need the supervision of certified lactation consultants...."

June 4, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Austin ISD adopts a new – and obviously important – student dress code

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Market Watch
Are the big five of Austin's busy farmers' markets competing or cooperating?
" voucher redemptions for low-income families during the summer WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program; and contribution of 2.5 tons..."

April 9, 2004 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Audience Participation
COHI's Sera Bonds on how your watching movies at the Alamo can empower women in conflict areas
"...thought that public health was mostly about immunizations and WIC [nutrition for women, infants, and children] – not stuff..."

March 26, 2004 Screens Feature by Samantha Paxton

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