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food insecurity

September 21, 2019, 11am PDT
Research indicates that opening a supermarket in an area that needs it is not enough. The ownership model and relationship to the community are essential to long-term success.
The Conversation
January 18, 2019, 10am PST
Supermarket closings have turned parts of the city into food deserts. As a result, residents lack access to fresh food and suffer health and economic consequences.
Louisville Courier Journal
July 4, 2017, 5am PDT
New York's 'barge-to-table' floating farm gives city residents without access to farmland the opportunity to pick their own food.
Modern Cities
October 26, 2015, 9am PDT
A map of Pittsburgh's food deserts illustrates a nationwide problem with food insecurity.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette