Volunteers load carts with frozen goods, fruits and vegetables, baked goods, beverages and snacks at St. Mary’s Food Bank in this September photo. St. Mary’s has seen an increase in people using its services. (File photo by Justin Spangenthal/Cronkite News)
Food Banks Get Lesson in Economics: More Demand, Less Supply, Higher Prices

Arizona food banks head into the holiday season having to buy more food, at higher prices, for more clients, with fewer donations to help them pay for it.