Hunger and food insecurity is on the rise in Maine. Mainers are experiencing a food emergency made graver by the economic recession and rising health costs. The authors of this article discuss hunger in Maine, focusing on private efforts to alleviate it.
Yellen, Donna, Mark Swann, and Elena Schmidt. "Hunger in Maine." Maine Policy Review 20.1 (2011) : 140 -150, http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/vol20/iss1/21.