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Connections: Why haven’t we solved America’s hunger problem?

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The author of a new book about food insecurity says food banks and food pantries were never meant to be permanent parts of our country. Andrew Fisher is a food security expert. He says food banks have become big business, and their ties to corporate America actually build on the underlying systemic issues that cause hunger.

He joins us to discuss how he thinks anti-hunger programs need to change. We also discuss the concept of the social purpose grocery, and how our community is addressing the root causes of hunger. In studio:

Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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