Pantries in southwest Virginia will take whatever they can get to stock bare shelves. Some also offer help with health care and job training.
In one West Virginia county, two farmers are finding new ways to help their neighbors sell the food they grow and eat more healthfully.
For unemployed adults in 22 states, they have two months to find a job or lose their food assistance.
Food stamp use at military groceries has risen for the sixth straight year.
Food costs more than it did this time last year, and the effects are hitting the consumer.