Hunger in the News

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin partners with local farms to implement its Field to Food Program.
October 28, 2016
In Coal Country, Farmers Get Creative To Bridge The Fresh Produce Gap | NPR
In West Virginia County the unemployment rate is almost three times the national average. Thousands have lost their jobs and are struggling to put food on the table. See how two West Virginia farmers are getting creative to keep wealth in their community while also providing nutritious food to their neighbors in need. Read the Article »
For Some Low-Income Workers, Retirement is Only a Dream | USA Today
In a recent study, the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that among low wage workers—earning less than $50,000 a year—33 percent say they can’t afford to retire. The challenges people face at the bottom of the economic ladder, including struggling with hunger, make it impossible for them to build the savings they need to retire. Learn more about the struggles faced by these older Americans. Read the Article »
How One LA Neighborhood Is Tackling Food Deserts | VICE
Food deserts are areas where nutritious foods are difficult to access largely due to a lack of grocery stores, farmers’ markets and healthy food providers. These food deserts form because several factors make these areas incredibly difficult to serve. See how With Love LA Market & Café, a non-profit market intentionally set shop on the fringes of south LA, is innovating to provide healthful food options to this underserved area. Read the Article »
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