Food insecurity exists in every zip code throughout Greater Kansas City. Most people personally know others in their extended family, neighborhood, church or school who are currently struggling or have struggled in the past to provide enough good food for their family. And it’s only getting worse. According to research conducted by CNBC, 63 percent […]
Category: Fighting Food Insecurity
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Dear Friend, The 2022 Gleaning Season is winding down for After the Harvest. We’re picking turnips and winter squash right now, but the below-freezing temperatures will soon put an end to the growing season in our region. Still, we look forward to sharing the bounty of produce that we get through our produce distribution hub […]
As September marks Hunger Action Month, learn about ‘hidden hunger’ Because it is difficult to recognize, hidden hunger often goes unnoticed. In fact, you probably know someone experiencing it. Every year, roughly 3.1 million children around the world die from malnutrition. Of that number, a staggering 1.1 million children die from hidden hunger, a deficiency […]
August 13, 2022 Just in! We met our goal! 50,000+ ears of sweet corn donated to local agencies Plus, meet the teams, sponsors, and farmers behind our 2022 Amaizing Sweet Corn Glean-A-Thon! Click to read After the Harvest’s August newsletter.