food politics

Low-Income Neighborhoods Welcome Fruit

Low-Income Neighborhoods Welcome Fruit

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Only 200 of the city's 1,000 produce carts are on the streets, but reaction is already heated. “[B]usiness is so good that we are staying open 24 hours a day,” says one cart operator in Washington Heights. And a Fordham deli manager complains: “A guy might buy a piece of fruit there instead of coming in here for a soda.” [NYT]

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