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Food Insecurity

Season 1 Episode 101 | 26m 38s

Explore the complex issues of food access and equity in rural Virginia as well as solutions ranging from 2 sisters turning an unused urban lot into a thriving community garden to a County Administrator creating a food pantry that serves a rural food desert. Learn what drives these inequalities and how to build a regional food system that serves everybody

Aired: 08/31/23 | Expires: 08/31/26
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Learn how rural communities deal with issues regarding their plastic waste.
Examine the different perspectives on how best to address the issue of jail overcrowding.
Learn about the challenges facing family farms and how young farmers are finding success.
In rural Virginia, residents lack access to high-speed Internet but there are solutions.
Learn how federal recognition has had a positive impact on the Monacan Nation.
Learn how immigrants in rural areas succeed as small farm “agricultores”.
Learn how a community land trust works to help people find affordable housing.
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Learn how rural communities deal with issues regarding their plastic waste.
Examine the different perspectives on how best to address the issue of jail overcrowding.
Learn about the challenges facing family farms and how young farmers are finding success.
In rural Virginia, residents lack access to high-speed Internet but there are solutions.
Learn how federal recognition has had a positive impact on the Monacan Nation.
Learn how immigrants in rural areas succeed as small farm “agricultores”.
Learn how a community land trust works to help people find affordable housing.