Commissioner Patrick Stoffers says some parts of the county lack fresh food or have minimal public transportation to get to nearby grocery stores.
International leaders and farming experts are troubleshooting problems posed by global food insecurity.
The ban includes any conviction of Schedule 1 drug offense, for example: cocaine, marijuana, opioids, and LSD.
An estimated one in six Hoosiers are food insecure.
A number of Hoosiers working on the hunger front are meeting with leaders to make sure the importance of SNAP is understood.
Glick Philanthropies is awarding more than $300,000 to Hoosier nonprofits fighting food insecurity.
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.
This is the third year Indiana lawmakers have considered legislation to address the lack of healthy food in Indiana.
The Terre Haute agriculture program teaches modern farming technology.
The rate of food insecurity for two-year college students was found to be consistently higher than that of four-year college students.