Report: Food insecurity in R.I. on the rise despite improving economy

PROVIDENCE – Food insecurity in Rhode Island is on the rise, according to a Nov. 19 report from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. According to the 2018 Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island, there were 24,500 households in the state reporting “very low food security” from 2015-2017. In comparison, the report said from…

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