Thursday, April 20, 2017
Food Deserts Disappearing Thanks to New Retail Outlets
In 2010, there were 8,959 food deserts – low-income census tracts where a significant portion of the population was more than a mile from a large grocery store or supermarket (or more than 10 miles in rural areas). By 2015, there were 9,245 low-income, low-access census tracts, a 3 percent increase, according to the US Department of Agriculture."
Source: The Christian Science Monitor, 4/11/17, Read More >