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- July 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT
Older Americans who live in rural areas are isolated, with fewer transportation options and limited access to other important services. Knowing these unique challenges is one reason USDA and other federal agencies are investing in housing, health care and nutrition programs for our country’s rural seniors.
- July 1, 2015 at 11:09 AM EDT
Industry estimates suggest that local food sales in America have nearly doubled in recent years, jumping from $5 billion in 2008 to $11.7 billion in 2014. We’ve invested more than $800 million in 29,100 local and regional food businesses and infrastructure projects over the past six years to help farmers, ranchers and rural businesses tap into that market.
- June 22, 2015 at 2:12 PM EDT
The Administration is making a series of announcements designed to serve more meals this summer in rural and tribal areas.