Hunger

Feed the Future
12:56 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Seeking Hunger Solutions from the Heartland

Kurt Rosentrater, center, and Mamun Ur Rashid, in blue shirt, meet with workers at a feed mill in Bangladesh as part of a project designed to improve fish feed in the developing world.
Credit Courtesy Kurt Rosentrater

Global hunger has no easy answer.

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Siemens Layoffs Likely Cause
9:04 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Food Pantry Expects More Families

The Fort Madison Food Pantry says it is running low on supplies, just as the need for services is expected to increase.

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Knox Prairie Community Kitchen
4:01 pm
Sun February 19, 2012

Building Community - One Meal at a Time

Chef Steve Henderson prepares a plate

The kitchen table can be considered the meeting place of the family. A group in Galesburg want to expand on that idea and make the kitchen table the meeting place of the community.

The Knox Prairie Community Kitchen (KPCK) formed last year. Organizers felt there was a need to provide meals in Galesburg and to build a greater sense of community.

Cook Laura Lytle said the food need was evident one night when she noticed a KPCK diner trying to stretch his meal by setting aside a portion for another time.

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