food insecurity

Fighting Food Deserts One Garden At A Time

Apr 26, 2018
Lloyd Library

Food deserts, most commonly found in poor, low-income neighborhoods, are communities where residents don't have easy access to fresh, healthy food.

An upcoming discussion at the Lloyd Library & Museum will address ways to eliminate food deserts and reduce food insecurity through food rescue, efficient distribution of locally grown produce and innovative growing methods.

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Attending college may seem like a privilege but after paying for tuition and textbooks, many students struggle to afford the basics, including food. The rising cost of higher-education and growing number of non-traditional students only adds to the financial strain, with more students than ever living on a shoestring budget.