Hunger in Hamden

Hunger in Hamden is an ongoing podcast series produced by Ben Bogardus, assistant professor of journalism at Quinnipiac University. The first season consists of three episodes, and focuses on food insecurity in Hamden and the efforts by community organizations and individuals to connect families-in-need to resources. 

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Quinnipiac Medical School Volunteers Help Fight...
We hear how future doctors are learning about the real-life health impacts of hunger and food insecurity, and how they’re helping people in the middle of the pandemic.
17 min
The Community Garden at the M.L. Keefe Center
In this episode, we’re going gardening. But the garden we visit is a little different. It sits in the shadow of Hamden's M.L. Keefe Community Center.
18 min
Food Pantries Step Up to Help During the Pandemic
Three organizations in the Hamden/New Haven area stepped-up to help those living with food insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic.
21 min
Three Ways Quinnipiac University Is Helping
We explore three innovative projects sponsored by Quinnipiac University faculty and staff to help those living with food insecurity.
23 min
The Keefe Center and Dinner for a Dollar
Visit the Keefe Center’s innovative food pantry, which allows clients to “shop” for food like they would in a grocery store, and stop by “Dinner for a Dollar."
26 min
What Is Hunger?
In this episode, we learn about the issue of hunger and food insecurity from experts.
34 min