food insecurity

Pop up food pantry helps bring food to the table

"It's an act of love, we want to share food, we want to be neighbors and build community and connections.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Food insecurity continues to affect many local families throughout the metro. After a year of serving the community, West Fargo Pastor, Megan Casper has found food insecurity affects a lot more people in our community than it did a year ago. “We have identified through our research and the numbers we’ve been collecting that West…

NDSU raises food insecurity awareness

"More Than a Meal: Fighting Hunger Near and Far" focuses on the global scale of food insecurity

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — NDSU hosts a virtual event to bring awareness to food insecurity. “More Than a Meal: Fighting Hunger Near and Far” focuses on the global scale of food insecurity. Professor of Plant Science and Founding Director of the Global Institute of Food Security and International Agriculture, Dr. Kalidas Shetty says over a billion people suffer from a…

Metro area school districts launch pilot program to target food insecurity, waste

FARGO, WEST FARGO AND MOOHREAD PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE TESTING THE SCHOOL LUNCH REPACK PILOT PROGRAM

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A pilot program at Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead Public Schools aims to eliminate food waste by making sure no student goes hungry. “In the pandemic especially, we have realized there’s a lot of need out there,” said West Fargo Public Schools Director of Food Service Dana Reith. She says food waste has always been…

Cass Clay Hunger Coalition meets virtually to discuss food insecurity in the metro

Cass Clay Hunger Coalition is made up of more than 30 agencies and organizations.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Cass Clay Hunger Coalition hosts its annual Hunger and Health summit virtually. Local health leaders say because of the pandemic, food insecurity has increased even more in the area. They add Latinos and African Americans are being affected the most during these times. For them, it’s about looking into our policy, system and environment in order to create…

Concordia Students Talk Food Insecurity During MLK Jr. Day Celebration

According to a recent survey by Concordia, nearly 1/3rd of their students say they've experienced food insecurity within the last year

MOORHEAD, MN – “I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits.” Martin Luther King Jr. delivered that message in 1964 as he accepted his Nobel Peace Price. 56 years later, college students of all walks of…