food desert


If You Build It, Will They Come? The Relationship Between Healthy Food Access and Consumption.

, former food systems & health analyst

Over the past several years, the term “food desert” has become prevalent in nutrition research and policy and is used to describe areas with a lack of access to fresh, healthy foods. The United States Department of Agriculture defines food desert as “urban neighborhoods and rural towns without ready access to fresh, healthy, and affordable food.” Read more >

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