Rural homelessness, Hunger and nutrition issues

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Tarps cover a tent where firewood is set up outside.
Jamie Goodyear and her boyfriend, Anthony Kudingo, live in a tent in Reindahl Park on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We learn more about the causes and potential solution for rural homelessness in Wisconsin. Then, two health and nutrition experts join us for a look at the Biden administration’s recent conference on food insecurity.

Featured in this Show

  • Addressing Wisconsin's problem with rural homelessness

    People experiencing homelessness in rural parts of Wisconsin are subject to similar — and different — challenges than those in larger urban areas. We talk about those challenges, and the help that’s available.

  • Tackling hunger and nutrition issues in the US

    President Biden held a conference last week to address issues surrounding hunger and nutrition. We learn more about the extent of the problems and possible solutions.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Brad Paul Guest
  • Michael Hall Guest
  • Beth Olson Guest
  • Andrew Ruis Guest

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