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Farm Country Feeds America. But Just Try Buying Groceries There

by Jack Healy The New York Times November 5, 2019

An exodus of grocery stores is turning rural towns into food deserts. But some are fighting back by opening their own local markets....

WHES Loses a Key Board Member

by Margie Morris WHES November 2, 2019

LINDA CRANDALL WORTHINGTON 1932-2019   Linda Crandall Worthington, 87, of Chevy Chase, MD, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Over her lifetime, Linda was involved with a number of organization ...

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Detroit Entrepreneurs Fight Food Insecurity With Lessons Of The Past

by Brittany Hutson WDET 101.9fm October 27, 2019

A 1968 survey found that poor inner-city Detroiters struggled to access fresh, reasonably priced food. Those battles persist today. So in one underdeveloped neighborhood, Raphael Wright and Sonya Greene are opening a bodega th...

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Our Food is Killing Too Many of Us

by Dariush Mozaffarian and Dan Glickman New York Times October 10, 2019

Improving American nutrition would make the biggest impact on our health care....

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Knowing more about money can help strengthen food security, too

by Nusaiba Mizan Green Bay Press-Gazette October 8, 2019

In Wisconsin, Catholic Charities is help those with limited incomes learn financial literacy which can help with food security....

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In Stockton, Early Clues Emerge About Impact of Guaranteed Income

by Sarah Holder City Lab October 7, 2019

Researchers in California are providing $500 per month to a selected group of low-income recipients and tracking their spending. Eight months into the 18-month program, they've found that 40% of tracked money was spent on food....

Our Food Is Killing Too Many of Us

by Dariush Mozaffarian and Dan Glickman New York Times October 4, 2019

Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and Mr. Dan Glickman, secretary o...

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Texas Hunger Initiative Launches Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty

by Lori Fogleman Baylor University September 30, 2019

Newly named collaborative will become the umbrella entity for THI, as well as interdisciplinary research, Global Hunger and Migration Project and Hunger Data Lab...

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Commentary: ‘I’m starving’ means true hunger for too many in Chicago

by Ross Outen Chicago Tribune September 15, 2019

Ross Outten, director of The Friendship Center, a Chicago food pantry, writes that more compassion should be shown to those in need....

Hunger declines, but some fear Trump proposals could reverse the trend

by Alfred Lubrano The Philadelphia Inquirer September 10, 2019

According to the research, 11.1% of U.S. households — about 14 million — were food insecure in 2018, down from 11.8% in 2017. The decrease in food insecurity occurred during President Donald Tr...