Feds, Corporations, Non-Profits Step In to Feed Hungry Families

Nationwide surveys indicate that nearly 3 million rural households are food insecure, or don’t have enough to eat. But federal agencies, agricultural companies and non-profits are working to alleviate that problem. One of four People’s Gardens in Idaho produced 3,800 pounds of fresh produce last year and has already donated 1,900 pounds to food pantries this year. Land O’Lakes sponsors several community gardens in the state and teams up with Future Farmers of America to cultivate and harvest the plots. Read more (Times-News Magicvalley.com)

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