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Volunteer Ella Cagle of Wake Forest loads bags with frozen meat. The food bank serves individuals and families in need with a week's worth of groceries. Eamon Queeney for NPR hide caption

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Congress tackles food stamp changes in the farm bill

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Carla Claure's daughters prefer eating homemade meals at home than the "nasty" food served at school. Keren Carrión/NPR hide caption

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The hidden faces of hunger in America

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Fishermen sell freshly caught seafood at the Saturday Fishermen's Market in Santa Barbara, Calif. When the pandemic began, fishermen watched their markets dry up overnight. Now, as well as public markets like this, some are selling to food assistance programs. April Fulton for NPR hide caption

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Fishermen Team Up With Food Banks To Help Hungry Families

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President Trump delivers remarks last week on the Farmers to Families Food Box program at Flavor 1st Growers and Packers in Mills River, N.C. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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How Trump's Food Box Initiative Overpaid And Underdelivered

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As job losses soar across the country, more people are seeking food assistance. A sea of cars lined up Friday for groceries from the San Antonio Food Bank in Texas. Adrees Latif/Reuters hide caption

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People wait in line at Chef Jose Andres' World Central Kitchen for free meals to workers affected by the government shutdown in Washington, DC. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Volunteers Step Up To Care For Furloughed Federal Workers

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Federal workers wait for food distribution to begin on Saturday at a pop-up food bank in Rockville, Md. The Capital Area Food Bank is distributing free food to government employees during the government shutdown. Ian Stewart/NPR hide caption

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As Shutdown Continues, Thousands Of Federal Workers Visit D.C.-Area Pop-Up Food Banks

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Djerbrani checks food donations from a French grocery store before driving it across town to a church, which will distribute it to poor families. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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French Food Waste Law Changing How Grocery Stores Approach Excess Food

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