Across the country, many students at colleges and universities struggle to pay rent and buy enough food. In 2019, a Virginia Tech study dug into the root causes behind food insecurity among students at that university. New findings indicate that things might be improving.
For many immigrants, finding food from home is a struggle. This Va. farmer is working to change that.Some studies have shown that people in immigrant communities may be more likely to face food insecurity, particularly in urban areas. They often can’t access, or afford, fresh, healthy vegetables. And the types of foods they grew up eating usually can’t be purchased in grocery stores.