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The Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging announced it will again be administering the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program.

As the world heats up, rice farmers are facing never-before-seen problems that will require never-before-seen solutions that will take years to implement.

The White House laid out a new strategy for addressing hunger and encouraging healthy eating and physical activity by 2030, Sept. 28, at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health.

Strain on supply chains and food assistance networks due to the pandemic and other global challenges continue to set the stage for discussions on the 2023 Farm Bill.

At South Side Family Farms, Aaron Hopkins is mentoring Columbus youth in agriculture, and helping his community get access to fresh, affordable food.

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey toured a North Side rec center to see the impact of the recently signed federal Keep Kids Fed Act.

Russia’s attack on Ukraine has affected global food prices. But even before it began, the U.S. food system was dealing with increased costs and supply chain challenges from the pandemic and other factors. All of those factors are driving up food prices, and leading to challenges with the food supply in some cases.

Find out how the things consumers don’t know about today’s massive food retailing sector cost them every time they enter a grocery store or shop online.

Pennsylvania will partner with DoorDash to have healthy, nutritious meals delivered to homebound seniors in need. 

Food access is a multifaceted issue. It’s a matter of having stores, having money to afford a healthy diet, having transportation and having time. Food deserts can be found in urban areas, like Youngstown, Ohio, and rural areas, like Vinton County.