Backpack Program Feeds Kids On Weekends

It’s estimated that one in five Vermont children is unsure, at some point during the week, where his or her next meal is coming from. That’s called "food insecurity."Now that classes are back in session, a lot of those Vermont children are not as hungry as they may have been over the summer.

Hunger Rate Grows In Vermont

New data from the USDA show the rate of "food insecurity" in Vermont has grown four percent over the last five years. We talk with the director of the Vermont FoodBank about the economics of hunger.