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Rural hunger, gardening and fighting food insecurity in Pike County

September 26, 2017
By Avery Livingston

Hunger is a silent problem and difficult to identify. It is not just an urban problem, and affects places like Pike County. In fact, it tends to hit rural areas even harder, considering its invisible nature. Almost 23 percent of Pike County residence are food insecure. According to Feeding America (2015), that is roughly 7,400…

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TROY to host poverty, hunger summit at the Montgomery Campus on Feb. 24

February 17, 2017
By Andy Ellis

MONTGOMERY – Students from Alabama’s colleges and universities will come together on Feb. 24 to examine food and housing insecurity among college students during the third annual Hungry for Justice Student Summit at Troy University Montgomery.

The free summit is presented by Troy University’s Office of Civic Engagement in conjunction with Alabama Possible, a statewide…

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