Hunger is a growing problem in Maine and across the nation. Here are some additional resources about hunger.
Map the Meal Gap – a study by Feeding America containing 2012 county-level food insecurity data
USDA Household Food Security in the United States, 2012 – annual food insecurity data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture
Additional information from USDA about measuring food insecurity can be found here.
Hunger in America 2014 – a report by Feeding America
Hunger in Maine 2014 – local report from Feeding America’s Hunger in America study
Child Food Insecurity in the U.S. 2006-2008 – a report by Feeding America
Poverty in Maine – 2011 Update – a report by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center