hunger http://kunm.org en Bill Would Fund Farm-Fresh School Lunches http://kunm.org/post/bill-would-fund-farm-fresh-school-lunches <p><em>UPDATE Feb. 19, 2014, at 1:00 p.m.: <a href="http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislation.aspx?chamber=H&amp;legtype=B&amp;legno=%20%2081&amp;year=14">HB 81</a> is stuck in committee.</em></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 20:44:00 +0000 Marisa Demarco 40575 at http://kunm.org Bill Would Fund Farm-Fresh School Lunches 21 Percent Of New Mexico's Seniors Have Food Insecurity http://kunm.org/post/21-percent-new-mexicos-seniors-have-food-insecurity <p>One out of every five senior citizens in New Mexico isn't getting enough to eat, according to a report from United Health Foundation. New Mexico ranks 49th in the nation for food insecurity.</p><p>The America's Health Ranking Senior Report looks at general health and food insecurity, among other issues facing the aging population.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:45:56 +0000 Deborah Martinez 30940 at http://kunm.org New Mexico Ranks Highest For Childhood Hunger http://kunm.org/post/new-mexico-ranks-highest-childhood-hunger <p>The Southwest has some of the highest rates of childhood hunger in the country. That's according to a <a href="http://feedingamerica.org/~/link.aspx?_id=12F7FAA41CEE49A49001479D15BEB032&amp;_z=z" target="_blank">new study</a> that says New Mexico is the most food insecure state in the nation.</p><p>The report, authored by Feeding America, ranked New Mexico first for child hunger, followed by Arizona in third place, Nevada in eighth, Texas in ninth place, and California in 10th. Sonya Warwick is with New Mexico's <a href="http://www.rrfb.org/" target="_blank">Roadrunner Food Bank</a>.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 22:40:48 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 30529 at http://kunm.org New Mexico Ranks Highest For Childhood Hunger