This is the website for the Families and Food in Hard Times research project. The study looks into what young people and their families eat in Portugal, the UK and Norway, and how they manage in difficult economic times. About the study – Les om studien – o Projecto This book brings the latest research on food poverty together with the voices of children and young people experiencing food poverty first hand. Find out more Latest News ArticlesFree school meals: What can the UK learn from Portugal’s model?25th Feb, 2022 by Rebecca O'ConnellBefore the Covid-19 pandemic, over 4.2 million children in Britain were living in relative poverty. Since then, this figure has increased by 200,000 (McNeil et al., 2020). Rising levels of food insecurity among families mean the school lunch is often.. New article: Experiences of food poverty among undocumented parents with children in three European countries: a multi-level research strategy25th Feb, 2022 by Rebecca O'ConnellA growing literature addresses undocumented migrants in different countries, with governmental exclusion from welfare and health services a common theme. However, little is known comparatively about the difference social context makes to the resources available to these migrants in different.. Families and Food in Hard Times: European comparative research3rd Feb, 2021 by Rebecca O'ConnellFood is fundamental to health and social participation, yet food poverty has increased in the global North. Adopting a realist ontology and taking a comparative case approach, Families and Food in Hard Times addresses the global problem of economic retrenchment..