Macon Food Story, Chapter 1: What is the definition of poverty?

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From the culture of southern food, to food access and the health of the region, we’re exploring the food habits of the South hoping to answer the question: What does the food we eat say about the life we live?

To understand food insecurity, it’s important to define who lives in poverty.

For the federal government, it’s a mathematical equation.

The poverty thresholds are updated each year by the Census Bureau and adjusted for inflation using the Consumer Price Index.

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