The perennial food shortages in rural areas in Kenya call for urgent understanding of the determinants of food security in order to develop appropriate policy intervention measures. This book is based on a survey research conducted in Sabatia division. It assesses household food situation and the coping strategies adopted during times of food shortage. The results confirm the food insecurity situation and adopt coping strategies adopted during this time. It recommends the need to increase appropriate measures to improve household access to food.