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Posts tagged food insecurity

October 6, 2017

 

Gordin Lambdin stands on the front porch of his house.

Senior Citizens Slow To Recover After Recession

More and more senior citizens are facing hunger, and unlike the rest of the population things have not improved for them since the great recession.

September 7, 2017

 

Gleaners CEO John Elliot testifies at food desert study committee.

Study Committee Discusses Food Deserts, Solutions

This is the third year Indiana lawmakers have considered legislation to address the lack of healthy food in Indiana.

August 9, 2017

 

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Ivy Tech Grows Sweet Corn Donation For Food Banks Across Indiana

The Terre Haute agriculture program teaches modern farming technology.

August 2, 2017

 

Ivy Tech has campus food pantries and food banks in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Madison, Muncie, Sellersburg, South Bend and Terre Haute.

Study: Two-Year College Students At Higher Risk Of Food Insecurity

The rate of food insecurity for two-year college students was found to be consistently higher than that of four-year college students.

May 19, 2017

 

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Tipton Co. To Lose Only Full-Service Grocery Store If Marsh Closes

Tipton County's Nathan Kring discussed food deserts and insecurity after the announcement that Tipton's only grocery store might close.

May 12, 2017

 

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Food Insecurity In Indiana Reaches 14.4 Percent

A new report reveals that food insecurity exists in every county of Indiana.

May 2, 2017

 

Retired U.S. Senator Richard Lugar attending the ribbon cutting for the new Gleaners produce center.

Gleaner’s Expands Produce Distribution With New Processing Center

The new effort will double the amount of fresh produce Gleaners is able to provide in the 21 Indiana counties they serve.

April 18, 2017

 

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Indiana Farmers Fight Food Insecurity

Food sharing initiatives, such as urban farms, are growing in places like Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and Lafayette.

December 26, 2016

 

Fresh produce at Merciful Help Center pantry in Carmel.

SNAP Education Program Improves Food Security

The new study from Purdue University finds people who receive SNAP education improve food security by 25 percent.

September 13, 2016

 

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Food Insecurity Rises In Indiana, Drops Nationally

The number of people who have limited access to healthy food year round dropped nationally, but is growing in Indiana.

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