PBS Interview

PBS Flatland episode with ATH unpacks food insecurity, waste

PBS Flatland unpacks food insecurity, waste in feature episode with After the Harvest

JANUARY 13, 2022


Despite a permanent increase to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and an abundance of food waste across the country, food insecurity persists in Kansas City. A growing network of organizations seeks to get free, healthy food into the hands that need it. 


“Up to 52 percent of produce grown in our country never reaches a human consumer,” ATH Executive Director Lisa Ousley told PBS Kansas City. “What industry allows more than half of its product to go to waste?” 


Premiered December 16th, 2021, courtesy of PBS Flatland.