GPB Series 'Full Plates' Explores Food Access In Georgia — Including Plan For Senior Hunger
Food insecurity is a pressing issue nationwide — particularly in Georgia, where one out of every four children live in food insecure households. It's a dire picture for seniors, too, with the latest estimates putting Georgia in the top ten worst states for food insecurity among aging populations.
Residents and officials across Georgia are working to address the problem. GPB's Full Plates series is taking listeners around the state to learn about creative local solutions to food access problems.
Assistant News Director Josephine Bennett recently reported about how Georgia is the first state in the country to tackle hunger among aging populations, with a State Plan for Senior Hunger. She joined On Second Thought to break down the story and give us a look inside the reporter's notebook.
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