How Cities Can Eliminate Food Deserts


A corner store selling fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, and whole grains, in addition to its regular items. Photo credit: The Food Trust

Philadelphia was once one of America’s biggest and most unhealthy cities. Thanks to an innovative idea, an organization called The Food Trust has improved access to healthy food and nutritional information for nearly 220,000 residents of poor neighborhoods. To read the story and to find out how cities like Philadelphia are working to eliminate food deserts by 2017, click here!


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