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Arkansas organizations fighting food insecurity can now win a $10,000 grant

Arkansas is ranked worst in the country for food insecurity, and the Arkansas Minority Health Commission is working to do something about it. Four grants will be awarded to organizations fighting food deserts across the state.
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Little Rock task force to survey food desert residents

The Little Rock food desert task force aims to find solutions to food insecurity in the city. The group plans to share survey results and recommendations with city officials in the fall.
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Little Rock food desert task force hopes to bring recommendations by the fall

The first steps established Wednesday included identifying neighborhoods within Little Rock that classify as a food desert and noting all available citywide resources. Eventually, the group will meet directly with residents to hear feedback.

Arkansas will pilot new food insecurity methods in 2023 per recommendations

The food insecurity rate in Arkansas exceeds the national average, and experts from the Governor's Food Desert Working Group presented findings and recommendations to combat the problem on Friday.
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