America’s Harvest Of Shame: Food-Insecure Families

October 8, 2018 via WBUR-NPR Boston –

The fall harvest makes my stomach growl with visions of good eating: roasted cauliflower with a bit of melted cheese on top, broccoli stir-fried in teriyaki sauce, salad greens, and, of course, pumpkins for that Thanksgiving pie.

But while autumn’s bounty is as certain as the sunrise, enjoying the cornucopia — or knowing where your next full meal is coming from, at any time of the year — isn’t a sure thing for too many Americans.

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