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UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 11:46 a.m.

WSU, EWU, SCC students face growing dilemma: Pay for food or tuition?

Thousands of Washington college students are hungry. Washington State University, Eastern Washington University and the Spokane Community Colleges are are struggling with the problem, despite varied approaches to dealing with …


Moscow Food Co-op raises discount for low-income families

Qualifying families on the Palouse can now receive 20 percent off their total at the Moscow Food Co-op every time they shop.


UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 6:02 p.m.

Around 1,000 meals provided for kids daily in LC Valley

During the summer months, food insecurity is a large concern for school officials who say summertime is when many kids tend to go hungry.


Helping to solve food insecurity on the Palouse: Locals found Food Not Bombs chapter in Moscow

Sivula said the goal for Food Not Bombs on the Palouse is to offer meals at least once a week, and it is currently looking to find businesses that can …


UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018, 5:56 p.m.

Washington researcher working to solve world hunger

After spending 10 years in Thailand as a child, Jon Oatley, director of the Center for Reproductive Biology at Washington State University, developed a passion for ending food insecurity around …


From destruction to cholera, Yemen war brings disasters

More than two years of civil war have led to continually compounding disasters in Yemen. Fighting rages on in a deadly stalemate. The economy has been bombed into ruins. Hunger …


Experts measure food waste not in dollars or tons, but by the toll it takes on Americans’ health

If all that lost food were put on people’s plates, it would be enough to provide more than 190 million adults with 2,000 calories of energy every day, according to …


Recession raises numbers at free meals, food banks

The recession is finding its way to the dinner table for more and more people. A new federal survey shows the number of people without a steady, reliable supply of …