food insecurity

White House Announces Hunger Conference for September
White House Announces Hunger Conference for September
Earlier this week, the White House announced the date for its Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.  The Conference, set for September 28th, is slated to be the first Conference of this kind in more than 50 years.     Millions of Americans are afflicted with food insecurity and diet-related diseases, including heart disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes, which are some of the leading causes
How Did The Pandemic Impact Food Accessibility In Washington?
How Did The Pandemic Impact Food Accessibility In Washington?
The Washington State Department of Agriculture recently commissioned two studies to look at the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on food accessibility and production. The WSDA’s Hector Castro, said the two studies, one conducted by Washington State University, the other by the University of Washington, found while the pandemic created significant challenges for both food access and production, the syst

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