The Last Supermarket
Food insecurity isn’t defined by wealth or demographics, but by access. What happens to a community when its only full-service supermarket closes? MSU Films investigates life in the Mississippi Delta when access to nutritious food is abruptly limited.
The Meals on the Bus/
The Shrinking Island
Getting food from where it’s available to where it’s needed takes on new challenges when community segments cannot travel. When vulnerable populations cannot get to food, new measures must be implemented to get food to them.
The Domino Effect
The supply chain is one of the foundations of food security, ensuring reliable and timely access to perishable and nutritious items. When the supply chain breaks, its effects threaten food security across the state.
Economic and environmental changes are challenging the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s commercial fishing fleet, reducing profitability and harvests. If these trends continue, the industry faces a total collapse, putting thousands out of work and reducing the supply of seafood to a growing population.