What do you want to know about hunger?

Last Sunday at Farm Church, in our quest to become wickedly smart about food insecurity, we began with our questions, and this Sunday we'll add more. We're sharing them here, just as they came to us. How about you? What would you like to know?

• How does systemic racism impact hunger?
• Are there viable market solutions to food distribution/production?
• What is this community’s main food security problems? Calories or nutrients?
• Why are so many people hungry in such an abundant economy?
• What is possible in systemic change? Are we prepared to be wicked smart in following the thread of questions? Where to focus? (food insecurity -> low wages -> right to work for fair wages and have quality of life met -> ?
• How do HOA policies enforce our inability to be food self-sufficient? 
• How do rent and underpayment work together to enforce poverty?
• How are the poor and farmers kept separate, culturally and economically?
• What kinds of hunger are there? (economic instability leading to inconsistent food, no food, lack of access to healthy/fresh food, etc…)
• What prevents people from seeking food assistance? (need for independence/self-determination, language/legal status barriers, lack of knowledge about resources…)
• How do I connect with a person or family that needs food and invite them to a meal?
• Where are the food deserts in Durham?
• What actually are all resources that Farm Church has to use?
• Who are the most food insecure groups in Durham?
• How is the food harvested processed or used by the different associations?
• Aside from schools (and SEEDS) how can we reach hungry children?
• What is the relationship between emotional/spiritual insecurity and obesity?
• What are the most effective ways to minimize hunger?
• What do people choose instead of good food?
• What resources are already present in our area addressing short and long term food insecurity?
• Why is good (organic) food elitist?
• What is the connection between race and hunger?
• Why does hunger exist in 21st Century America?
• What are issues/possible solutions around getting available supply to those in need?
• What are the barriers to families seeking food resources?