Second Harvest’s Top FIVE Concerns with Farm Bill H.R. 2

Second Harvest’s Top 5 Concerns with the proposed Farm Bill, H.R. 2.

As food bankers, we are deeply concerned about the House Agriculture Committee Farm Bill legislation introduced April 12 of this year.

North Carolina is the country’s 10th hungriest state — and through our work and that of our on-the-ground partner network, we see this every day. Across our country, 42 million people, including 13 million children, live in households that do not have consistent access to adequate food.

Hunger here in Northwest North Carolina looks like working families who a