Programs that provide locally grown, healthy foods are making them more affordable to people who are food insecure in Wisconsin.
Right now, a cultivated hamburger costs $300,000 due to startup and research costs. But scientists and investors see a future when such food is affordable.
UW and the city of Madison have struggled to turn tons of cast-off food into soil. Three Madison companies fill some of the gap.
Groups across the state have searched for alternatives to get food that would be wasted to people in need.
‘I just couldn’t bring myself to eat it’: National supply chain and labor shortages have led to worse meals — and a new push to go local
Retrofitted semi-trailers carrying produce, dairy and meat bring needed fresh food to underserved areas — but the economics are daunting
Large parts of Milwaukee and rural Wisconsin lack easy access to groceries. The state, cities and communities are working to change that.
Elected officials and advocates debate the fate of free school meals that provided relief to families during the pandemic.
The former head of Wisconsin’s FoodShare program says qualifying for and maintaining food assistance is overly cumbersome for participants
Some pandemic-related changes could transform FoodShare and other solutions to hunger — if the policies survive expiration dates and the state’s political divide
Beyond Hunger, a new series by Wisconsin Watch produced by University of Wisconsin-Madison journalism students, examines how pandemic-related programs alleviated a lot of hunger — and what it means for Wisconsin now that those support systems are fading.
For parents who live near state borders, especially those in rural communities with limited and distant shopping options, WIC’s limitations on formula purchases further exacerbate the ongoing shortage.