NEW interactive data and mapping portal for Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Food Security Project interactive data and mapping portal that has been updated and improved. http://www.foodsecurity.wisc.edu/ Developed in collaboration with the Applied Population Lab, the website provides a wide range of Wisconsin data related to food security, food assistance programs, income, poverty, health, food-related resources, and more — with a user-friendly and highly customizable […]

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Raising Sweet Potatoes to Help Feed Our Community

Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods. You can bake, fry, mash, stir fry and even make pie with them. They are versatile, store well and full of nutrients. So what’s not to love? But that is not the only reason I am going to raise them in my garden this summer as part […]

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Hungry children at higher risk of poor school performance

School breakfast programs and innovative supplemental feeding programs help reduce childhood hunger, a problem teachers report is increasing. by Randy Bell, Michigan State University Extension According to a survey conducted by Share Our Strength, No Kid Hungry, childhood hunger remains a serious issue for public schools. The survey found six in 10 K-8 public school […]

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Read the SNAP to Health Policy Report

At a Capitol Hill Briefing on July 18, 2012, the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress released a Policy Report summarizing the project team’s recommendations. You can download the report here or for more information visit the Snap to Health website.

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