Food insecurity in southwest Kansas

Hosted By: Noah Taborda - June 15, 2021

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A new report by the Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice is re-examining barriers to food access faced by many southwest Kansans. For example, participation in the the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program has decreased even though the need has increased in Stevens, Seward, Grant, Ford, and Finney counties.

Jami Reever, executive director of the Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, and Martha Terhaar, a campaign advocate for the organization, analyze what the report means and point to some barriers and solutions.

Read more about the report and some of the key findings or barriers.

IN THIS EPISODE

Jami Reever

executive director, Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice

Martha Terhaar

thriving campaign advocate, Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice

Noah Taborda

reporter, Kansas Reflector