Because everyone deserves access to healthy, safe, and affordable food.

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Katherine Mackedanz
Community Planning Unit Manager, Todd County Health & Human Services

Access to healthy and affordable food is not only an urban problem—it can also be a significant challenge for rural residents. Every day, individuals and families who live in rural regions face myriad  challenges that put them at risk of missing meals, or simply not getting the nutrition they need to live healthy lives. “Rural areas have several specific challenges when it comes to food access,” explained Katherine Mackedanz, Community Planning Unit Manager, Todd County Health and Human Services. “Those challenges are mainly due to geographic barriers and the combined loss of local grocery stores and community social networks.” As …

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