FOOD ASSISTANCE LANDSCAPE, SEPTEMBER 2002

Nearly 1 in 6 Americans is served by 1 or more of the 15 domestic food assistance programs administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) at some point during the year. These programs provide needy persons with access to a more nutritious diet, provide opportunities to improve the eating habits of the Nation's children, and help America's farmers by creating an outlet for the distribution of food purchased under farmer assistance authorities. The Food Assistance Landscape, September 2002 provides a concise summary of USDA's food assistance programs at the midpoint of fiscal 2002, including trends and economic conditions affecting the programs.


Issue Date:
Sep 01 2002
Publication Type:
Report
Language:
English
Total Pages:
6
Series Statement:
Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Report Number 28-1




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