‘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
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
Nearly four in 10 Wisconsin elementary students qualified for free or reduced-price lunch last school year, and the proportion of low-income elementary students has climbed every year of this decade, according to state Department of Public Instruction data analyzed by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.