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Better Grocery Stores Alone Can’t Improve Kids’ Diets, Study Finds

There’s been a lot of talk lately about food deserts and lack of access to healthy, nutritious food for many families living in rural and lower-income urban areas. 749 more words

Episode 87: Let’s Get Rational! Kim Socha on Atheism and Animals

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"Food Deserts" Continue To Plague Poor Neighborhoods

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It’s an issue that has plagued communities for decades, commonly linked to poor health because of the lack of access to fresh, healthier food options. 365 more words


S Florida Lawmaker Wants Tax Break For 'Food Deserts'

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – A South Florida lawmaker has proposed offering tax credits to businesses that sell large amounts of healthy food in low-income areas known as “food deserts.” … 87 more words


MD Launches Initiative to Increase Access to Healthy Foods in State's “Food Deserts”


Crownsville, MD – Maryland is joining the growing movement to expand access to fresh fruits and vegetables in under-served communities known as food deserts. 273 more words

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Week 4 in Review

Four down, forty-eight to go.

This week flew by and I’ve fallen way behind on my food journal. But I take that as a good sign. 669 more words


Thug Kitchen

~posted by Kara

Our region is ahead of the rest of the country when it comes to organic farming and produce provided to our population. But even though we spend six billion dollars on food, we only spend 2% of that on local food. 343 more words