Missing Meals Study

The Missing Meals Study revealed that low-income people in our state miss 117,140,870 meals every year. The purple wedge in the graph of the executive summary illustrates the gap. These represent meals hungry people aren’t able to access.

You can download the executive summary (PDF) or view county level data by clicking the county you are interested in viewing.

This groundbreaking research was funded thanks to PNM and was the first time a study such as this was ever done in New Mexico.

Click on a county below to view data.


County Map


The Community Pantry (Gallup) services the following counties:
McKinley, Cibola

ECHO, Inc. (Farmington) services the following counties:
San Juan, Rio Arriba

Food Bank of Eastern NM (Clovis) services the following counties:
Guadalupe, Quay, DeBaca, Curry, Roosevelt

The Food Depot (Santa Fe) services the following counties:
Rio Arriba, Taos, Colfax, Union, Mora, Harding, San Miguel, Santa Fe, Los Alamos

Roadrunner Food Bank (Albuquerque) services the following counties:
Sandoval, Bernalillo, Valencia, Torrance, Catron, Socorro, Lincoln, Chaves, Lea, Eddy, Otero, Sierra, Grant, Luna, Hidalgo, Dona Ana