Hunger in the News

A woman receiving food from a food pantry.
November 18, 2016
U.S. Poor Spend High Percentage of Income on Food | Food Business News

Recent research from the Economic Research Service has shown that poorer households spend a greater share of their income on food than households in higher-income brackets. For the people we serve, this trend means that higher food prices disproportionately affect their spending behavior and often require them to allocate a larger share of their incomes to food. Learn more about how the impact of changing food prices connects to your household income. Read the Article »

How One Borderland Farm Is Planting the Seeds of Food Justice | TakePart

La Semilla, a non-profit organization located in New Mexico, is working to address the acute hunger and poverty that exist along the U.S.-Mexico border. The organization has expertise in a variety of different backgrounds, enabling them to look at the food system holistically. See how they are developing programs to address the causes of hunger across the entire food system. Read the Article »

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