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Vanessa Brcic | Though my work binds me to a movement that is standing up for compassionate, equitable and healthy public policy, the Welfare Food Challenge has taught me something more.
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Seth Klein | Well, I've made it to the end of my week. But eating the same thing for breakfast, lunch and dinner for seven days is no damn fun. I can't wait to eat something different and fresh.
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Seth Klein | I can see now that I'm going to make it to the end of this week. With my $26 I was able to purchase sufficient quantity, but not great nutrition.
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Seth Klein | It is very boring eating the same food every day -- oatmeal, peanut butter sandwich, an apple, soup or pasta. No treats, no variety.
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Seth Klein | It's the little things that drive home how hard this budget must be in real life, and which have made me very conscious of the cost of things this week.
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Seth Klein | Day 2, and I've already bent the rules. The battle against the cold is not going well, so I'm taking some cold medicine and drinking tea (which was not in my budget).
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Seth Klein | Today is Day 1 of my welfare food challenge, during which I will spend one week trying to eat on a total budget of $26. You can read more about the Welfare Food Challenge here.
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Redeye Collective | Raise the Rates in Vancouver challenged people in B.C. to try to eat for a week on $26. Redeye's Peter Driftmier took the challenge and he comes into the studio to talk about how it went.