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The Kicker, Show 17 | Food insecurity in Western North Carolina – The Faces of Hunger

Welcome to The Kicker from Carolina Public Press, a North Carolina news show bringing you conversations with journalists, sources and newsmakers from across the state.

In this episode, Kicker host Peter Kent talks with Hannah Randall and Amy Sims of Manna FoodBank, which serves a 16-county region of Western North Carolina, about issues of food insecurity the region they serve. 

Food insecurity describes a broader concept than hunger, which is a feeling of needing food at a given time. Food insecurity includes this, but is also a long-term uncertainty about whether one will consistently be able to get enough nutritious food for oneself and one’s family.  Click here to continue

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