The state's ultimate anti-hunger warriors. When Mark Warner, assistant supervisor at the Central Arkansas Community Correction Center in Little Rock, posts a notice of a new session of Cooking Matters, a class on how to shop on a budget and cook healthy food, inmates always hurry to sign up. "In less than 24 hours, there'll be 50 names on [the sign-up sheet]," he said. "And I don't have but 125 guys. They can't get enough." Arkansas has the second-worst food insecurity rate in the country — a U.S. Department of Agriculture measure of both access to enough food and access to sufficient nutritional food — according to Feeding America's 2018 Map the Meal Gap survey. Little Rock's Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance...
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Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance