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Kroger closing means longer walks for some shoppers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The closing of the Kroger locations at South Third and Lamar has thousands wondering how they’ll get next week’s groceries.

Kroger says it’s closing the South Third and Lamar locations, because it’s been losing millions of dollars since 2014. 268 more words

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Civil rights, church leaders concerned Kroger closings will create food deserts in communities

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Civil rights and church leaders are concerned people in the inner city won’t have fresh food after Kroger closes its Southgate and Orange Mound locations. 230 more words

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Why are there "Food Deserts" in minority neighborhoods?

“Food deserts” are geographic areas where access to affordable, healthy food options (aka fresh fruits and veggies) is limited or nonexistent because grocery stores are too far away.  75 more words

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Food Deserts Vs Food Swamps

On the Atlantic they posted an article about how food deserts, formerly believed to be the reason poorer areas are obese, are actually obese because of food swamps. 324 more words

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Announcing the launch of our CSA!

Dear Friends,

We are excited to announce our first concrete step toward building a sustainable Gilpin County, launching our first CSA!

What is a CSA? Community Supported Agriculture is a way for local folks to pre-pay for seasonal, organic produce. 498 more words

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Chicago Fighting Food Deserts

By Eris Spicer, Laura Skindaraite, and Matt Byrdak on December 5, 2017

After an array of turkey, stuffing and gravy this Thanksgiving, many people ponder their gratitude for the food we are able to provide ourselves with every day. 1,145 more words

Food Deserts

The people of the United States have a sense of consumerism and a sense of entitlement and greed, so much so that they no longer take what is necessary to live and leave it at that but they want more and more and can never get enough. 1,883 more words

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