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Archive: September 6, 2012

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Nearly 16 percent of Missouri families are "food insecure," according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). That means they struggle to put food on the table - and in some cases at least one adult in the family skips meals so the others can eat. Christine W ...Read More

PHOTO: Cows on Hidden-Vue Farm (used with permission)

BAYFIELD COUNTY, Wis. - Up in Bayfield County, near the south shore of Lake Superior, a small group of local farmers and ranchers have combined forces to become a successful and rapidly growing source of local food. It all started a few years ago with a grant from the state Department of Agricultur ...Read More

PHOTO: bag of groceries. Photo credit: Deborah Smith

BOISE, Idaho - About 14 percent of Idahoans are running out of money to buy food before each month is up, according to a new report. "Food insecurity" has been growing in Idaho since 2006, according to the report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Many of those families turn to food stamps, s ...Read More

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Not enough money to keep food on the table. That's the challenge for more than 15 percent of Florida households, according to new data from the agency responsible for federal food and nutrition programs. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) says the number of Florida househo ...Read More

Empty refrigerator.  Photo credit: Mark Scheerer

BOSTON - Hunger is on the rise across America, and new data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that Massachusetts has more households with "low food security," meaning those in which people skip meals regularly or don't eat enough. Since 2006, the Bay State has seen an increase of more th ...Read More

PHOTO: Cherie Richie of Dee Dee's Gourmet Cheese Straws of Charlotte. Photo by Stephanie Carson

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte is a-buzz today as the city prepares to welcome President Obama tonight to the Democratic National Convention (DNC), where he will accept his party's nomination for President. While the support of small business owners is divided between the parties, hundreds of them are ...Read More

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