Food Gap Reports

Here are links to reports prepared for Dreaming New Mexico by Janet Reeves, UNM Prevention Research Center.

  • The federal definition of food insecurity?
  • The federal definition of hunger?
  • NM counties: food insecure and hungry populations?
  • County, state and federal departments and agencies and the food gap issue and  the nutrition and public health consequences
  • Private sector (including NGO) groups and NM’s food gap issues
  • Major difficulties in getting enough food to all the citizens in need.
  • Dream that allow hungry people to feed themselves.
  • “Think tank” and charette needs.
  • Food gap government agencies and private sector charities and local food purchasing? Does any exist?
  • Food Stamps can be used at Farmer’s Markets? What’s the dream? What’s the doable dream?
  • What are the successful models for alleviating hunger and increasing food access dealing innovatively with issues of food access and hunger?
  • What are some strategies using local food to alleviate hunger?
  • What are the financial obstacles at the state and community level to alleviating hunger?