food insecurity http://kbia.org en Pilot Grove residents rally to bring back grocery store http://kbia.org/post/pilot-grove-residents-rally-bring-back-grocery-store <p class="p1">&nbsp;</p><p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The USDA estimates that more than 2 million people live in rural food deserts, or low-income communities more than 10 miles from a grocery store. &nbsp;</span></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1">Four years ago, the last grocery store in Pilot Grove, Mo., closed its doors, turning the town into a rural food desert. &nbsp;The town had only a convenience store from which to bu food. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1">That is, until 23 community investors came together to open Tyler's Market, a fully-stocked grocery store. &nbsp;On the market's first day open, Pilot Grove residents gathered at the store. &nbsp;</span></p><p class="p1">&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 15:07:41 +0000 Bridgit Bowden 44786 at http://kbia.org Pilot Grove residents rally to bring back grocery store Missouri's hunger rates on the rise, atlas provides comprehensive data on the problem http://kbia.org/post/missouris-hunger-rates-rise-atlas-provides-comprehensive-data-problem-0 <p></p><p></p><p>The 2013 edition of the Missouri Hunger Atlas <a href="http://foodsecurity.missouri.edu/projects/missouri-hunger-atlas-2013/">is a 145-page-strong document</a> and, according to one of its main creators, has more than you'd ever want to know about the extent of food insecurity in the Show-Me State.&nbsp;Missouri is in the top ten of states with highest number of food-insecure residents in the nation. Thu, 28 Nov 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Harum Helmy 44457 at http://kbia.org Missouri's hunger rates on the rise, atlas provides comprehensive data on the problem Missouri's hunger rates on the rise, atlas provides comprehensive data on the problem http://kbia.org/post/missouris-hunger-rates-rise-atlas-provides-comprehensive-data-problem <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 2013 edition of the Missouri Hunger Atlas </span><a href="http://foodsecurity.missouri.edu/projects/missouri-hunger-atlas-2013/" style="line-height: 1.5;">is a 145-page-strong document</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and, according to one of its main creators, has more than you'd ever want to know about the extent of food insecurity in the Show-Me State.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri is in the top ten of states with highest number of food-insecure residents in the nation.</span></p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 21:00:26 +0000 Harum Helmy 41219 at http://kbia.org Missouri's hunger rates on the rise, atlas provides comprehensive data on the problem Report finds one-fifth of Mo. households with children are 'food insecure' http://kbia.org/post/report-finds-one-fifth-mo-households-children-are-food-insecure <p>A report from the University of Missouri’s Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security shows more than one in five Missouri households with children are food insecure, meaning that they worry about not having enough food. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 22:18:17 +0000 Marcus Samuel 40815 at http://kbia.org Report finds one-fifth of Mo. households with children are 'food insecure'