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Policy Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Food Insecurity in Rural America: Evidence from Appalachia

Description
Study examining food access during the COVID-19 pandemic in a rural Appalachian community in Kentucky, based on qualitative data from 5 focus groups. Discusses food scarcity, supply chain disruptions, federal food assistance, community food resources, and home gardening, and highlights policy implications related to federal programs and social determinants of health.
Author(s)
Kathryn M. Cardarelli, Emily DeWitt, Rachel Gillespie, et al.
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(23), 12792
Date
12/2021
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Appalachia · Food security and nutrition · Infectious diseases · Policy · Social determinants of health · Kentucky