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Finding Food in Arkansas

by Lindsey Sexton - April 29, 2020

Food Assistance in Arkansas

Did you know 1 in 5 Arkansans don't know where their next meal is coming from? And, 25% of those in need are children. Managing our food resources can be a bit overwhelming so if you find yourself or someone you know in this situation, take heart. 

These days, it is especially challenging to manage our household foods since more people are spending more time at home and eating more meals and snacks at home.


If you currently are in need of food

Please visit the Arkansas Food Map to find a site near you. This map is updated often so please check back frequently to see if any changes have taken place in your area.


If you regularly find yourself in need food assistance

Please visit Access Arkansas for a quick and easy way to find out whether you qualify for nutrition assistance.


If you would like help with managing the food you have

Here at Extension we offer an array of food resource management and nutrition education opportunities. Contact your local County Extension agent to find out how to participate in a program near you. You can also follow our Facebook page, Arkansas SNAP-Ed at UAEX, for tips on how to better managing your food resources.