Hunger is a growing problem in Maine and across the nation. Here are some additional resources about hunger.
Fact Sheet - information about hunger in Maine and the work of Good Shepherd Food Bank (PDF)
Map the Meal Gap - a study by Feeding America containing 2010 county-level food insecurity data
USDA Household Food Security in the United States, 2011 - annual food insecurity data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture
Additional information from USDA about measuring food insecurity can be found here.
Hunger in America 2010 - a report by Feeding America
Child Food Insecurity in the U.S. 2006-2008 - a report by Feeding America
Poverty in Maine 2010 - a report by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center