Food prices are still sky-high. How are communities and community services coping?

Inflation is the highest it’s been in 18 years — both highlighting inequities and making them harder to address systemically.

Why It Matters

Food affordability has been a crisis on a steep incline since the start of the pandemic. Now, it’s getting even worse with inflation. While food banks, community kitchens, and other similar services have been in emergency mode, trying to survive, they’re pushing for deeper policy change that will get to the root of these issues.

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