Food Security

NMSU, DACC take on student food insecurity

252 Views   Transitioning to college can be tough for many students seeking higher education. Balancing work, school, and often living alone for the first time can quickly become daunting and food insecurity is often a problem.

Roundhouse Roundup: Daylight savings, soda sales, green chile smell

265 Views   SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s a busy Wednesday at the Roundhouse. Among the many bills on the schedule for today are bills that would exempt New Mexico from daylight savings time, a bill that would stop the sale of sodas at schools, and, of course, the bill to set

VIDEO: San Juan County deputies, CYFD discover malnourished kid in home

319 Views   SAN JUAN COUNTY, N.M. (KRQE) – A San Juan County couple is facing child abuse charges after CYFD responded to their house in September. They received reports that two children were being locked in a closet and when deputies arrived at the home, they met a severely malnourished 16-year-old.

New Study Finds Food Insecurity Improving In New Mexico

378 Views   A new study says nearly 300,000 New Mexico residents, including almost 20-percent of children, face food insecurity on a regular basis. The new report by Hunger Free America found that from 2018 to 2020 an average of 291,489 New Mexico residents lived in food insecure homes. That means they were