The “ramen diet” in college is often joked about, but it’s an example of food insecurity. This week, Julien and Kiersten Saunders (@richandregular) define food insecurity and explain how those who are financially strapped can find meals or make smart decisions when it comes to grocery spending.
Food insecurity does not necessarily go hand-in-hand with homelessness—for some, like college students, it can be a largely invisible issue, and one that can be caused by issues beyond low income. Julien and Kiersten discuss how food insecurity can affect college students, potential solutions to food waste like batch-cooking and freezing extra food, and resources such as community fridges where you can donate extra food so it doesn’t go to waste.
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