The Food Stamp and the School Lunch Programs play a vital role in helping poor, rural Americans obtain a more nutritious diet and alleviate food insecurity and hunger. This fact sheet looks at the extent to which rural America depends on these programs and describes characteristics of beneficiaries of these federal nutrition assistance programs.
National Fact Sheet No. 5
Durham, N.H. : Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
Smith, Kristin and Savage, Sarah, "Food Stamp and school lunch programs alleviate food insecurity in rural America" (2007). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. Paper 26.
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