Rural Hunger

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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