It takes a village to stem hunger

Traveling exhibit shares Americans stories

Posted: July 23, 2017 at 1:04 a.m.

A group of students looks at an exhibit on hunger Saturday at the Fayetteville Farmers’ Market. The exhibit is from MAZON, a national advocacy organization inspired by Jewish values and ideals that is working to end hunger across the United States and Israel. The exhibit is housed inside a 53-foot-long big rig and is designed as a 45-minute experience for 30 guests at a time. The exhibit will be at the Fayetteville square through Wednesday. Visitors need to make a reservation through the website

Hunger relief in Northwest Arkansas involves more than the work of one individual, nonprofit group or corporation. It takes many parts pulling together for a common goal.

This is Hunger

What: A touring exhibit sponsored by MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger. Exhibit is housed in a 53-foot-long double expandable tractor-trailer. The exhibit program is a 45-minute timed entry about the stories of Americans who struggle with hunger and why.

When: Reservations offered on the hour from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to noon Monday, 5 and 6 p.m. Tuesday, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday. Truck will be open to visitors without reservations 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Where: Downtown Fayetteville parking lot at South Church Avenue and West Center Street.

Cost: Tickets are free and can be reserved through

Source: Staff report

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