San Marcos has the highest average rent prices in all of Hays County, leaving families to spend precious dollars on housing expenses which can keep food off the table.
According to the Hays County Food Bank, 1 in 7 residents in Hays County is food insecure. Additionally, 68.5% of students at San Marcos CISD quality for free or reduced meals.
Welcome to Episode 11 of the San Marcos Scoop. This week, we are joined by Mallory Best, Communications Coordinator for the Hays County Food Bank to discuss food insecurity and the role of the food bank in providing a vital resource for the San Marcos community.