As a farm bill winds its way through Capitol Hill, we often assume that its primary beneficiaries are farmers in rural states. But farm legislation also affects urban residents living with hunger. From food stamps to the distribution of surpluses, Kojo explores the links between agricultural policies and vulnerable local communities.

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