Hunger and Food Insecurity in the United States Many American adults and school-age children regularly suffer from hunger and food insecurity. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), nearly 15 percent of Americans—about 49 million people, including 15.9 million children—were food insecure at least some time during the year in 2012. On average, households… Read more »
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One of the most important issues Fairfield County, Connecticut is grappling with today is food insecurity. What is food insecurity you may ask? Food insecurity is when families struggle to know when and where their next nutritious meal will come from.