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There is more to the cost of living in a food desert than higher prices for the few fruits and vegetables sold nearby.
Providing access to essential goods including fresh food is a priority for the Washington DC Economic Partnership, DC's economic development marketing organization.
If you live in neighborhoods with access to grocery stores, healthy food, parks and a pleasant walking environment, you're more likely to be in ideal cardiovascular health.
ST. LOUIS, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Mari Gallagher Research & Consulting Group and Save-A-Lot Food Stores have joined forces to raise awareness of the plight of millions of families in the United States who live in food deserts -- large geographic areas with very few, if any, grocery stores.
MANHATTAN, Kan., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent Kansas State University study found that the availability of supermarkets -- rather than the lack of them --increased the risk of obesity for low-income women living in small cities.
A recent Kansas State University study found that the availability of supermarkets -- rather than the lack of them --increased the risk of obesity for low-income women living in small cities.
A Canadian study shows that if people live near a grocery store close enough to walk to, they will keep their weight down.
Residents of poorer neighborhoods have less access to fresh, healthy foods, according to a new report.
By Agyeman, Julian FOOD EQUITY IN U.S. NEIGHBORHOODS Samina Raja, Changxing Ma, and Pavan Yadav, "Beyond Food Deserts: Measuring and Mapping Racial Disparities in Neighborhood Food Environments," Journal of Planning Education and Research 27, no. 4 (Summer 2008): 469-82 Long ignored by U.S.
By Valerie Bauman ONLINE www.cdcg.org/ www.thefoodtrust.org www.farmtofolk.com/ ALBANY, N.Y. - For years, Mel Williams rarely ate fruit and vegetables - unless they came out of a can.