Learn more about hunger in rural American communities

Rates of food insecurity among rural households are generally higher than urban households. The irony is that many of these food-insecure households are in the very rural and farm communities whose productivity feeds the world and provides low-cost wholesome food for American consumers.

According to USDA data, challenges facing rural areas differ from metro/urban areas in several significant ways. Learn more about the facts of rural poverty and hunger.


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