> THE LOWEST 20% OF EARNERS SPEND A COMBINED 43% OF TOTAL INCOME ON FOOD AND GASOLINE.
That is a startling statistic. Found at [Sustainable America](http://www.sustainableamerica.org). There’s something to be done there — by that, I mean, there’s something I would like to do here — but I just haven’t figured out what. I mean: this kind of statistic represents a problem that seems only to be getting bigger and that, surely, means it also represents an enormous opportunity.