From farmers to consumers, economics is a key factor in the decisions behind buying food. Although the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is available to help, those who receive SNAP benefits still find themselves struggling to get by. In addition, farmers share their insights about why food insecurity is such an issue in America and possible solutions to this problem.
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School lunch and breakfast programs provide key nutrients to children who rely on school meals to eat. For many, this is the only meal they receive consistently. In this video, experts talk about child nutrition and how it impacts child development, as well as the policy changes being made to help address child nutrition issues.
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