A Community of ‘Doers’

North Carolina has a higher-than-average food insecurity rate — 16 percent, ranking it eighth among the United States for the number of people who lack access to enough food for an active, healthy life.

In comparison, a total of 13 percent of Americans were considered food insecure between 2013-15, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service. 

When the Appalachian Community explores a social problem like this, it doesn’t “just talk.”

Explore how the Appalachian Community uses innovative thinking and action to approach the issue of how to feed America.

Read the full story to learn more.

Appalachian student Meredith White volunteers at F.A.R.M. Cafe during the Martin Luther King Day of Service in January 2017. Photo by Marie Freeman
Published: Nov 6, 2017 9:03am

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