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​Food Security in Pennsylvania


The commonwealth’s strong agricultural heritage and robust industries, alongside its dedication to providing interventions and support to those in need, create a strong foundation for ensuring food security across the commonwealth.

As is the case across the country, the agriculture industry, food processors and manufacturers, food distributors, truck drivers, grocery store workers, caseworkers, food bank staff and volunteers are among the many heroes working on the frontlines every day to keep our communities fed.

Ensuring Pennsylvanians have equitable access to the food they need is only one piece of the puzzle. To truly address hunger, it takes innovative collaboration between the private, public, and nonprofit sectors to ensure the availability and awareness of interventions and wrap-around services to support low-income families.

The Wolf Administration continues to do everything it can to ensure that everyone’s food security needs in the commonwealth are met, a feat that would not be possible without the unwavering efforts of Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry and its statewide network of charitable food providers.