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Hunger Free ND

Once a month on Main Street
  • Hosted by Doug Hamilton, Ashley Thornberg

Main Street hosts Ashley and Doug talk with people who are working in the Hunger Free North Dakota Coalition.  In this program celebrating the coalition's 10th anniversary, hear about rural grocery stores, getting children excited about nutrition, Meals on Wheels, mothers and food -- there's a lot to talk about.  These conversations lead up to a conference September 24th, 2019.

Related: Check out this story from NPR's All Things Considered about rural groceries in North Dakota.

Monday, May 6, 2019 – Today we visit with agriculture commissioner Doug Goering about the North Dakota Garden Project.

Monday, April 29, 2019 – The Hunger Free North Dakota Coalition is celebrating 10 years of helping people. In observance of that anniversary, each month we’re highlighting one of the coalition’s efforts. Today we discuss the summer food service program, which provides lunches during the summer when school is out. Joining us is Linda Schloer, director of child nutrition programs at the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction.

Hunger Free ND: Rural Grocery Access

Mar 12, 2019

The Hunger Free North Dakota Coalition is celebrating 10 years of helping people. Karen Ehrens and Lori Capouch join us to discuss the group’s various efforts, including the Rural Grocer Initiative, which seeks to address the continuing loss of rural grocery stores. There’s been a 15% drop in just 5 years.