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Food Deserts

  1. food deserts
    The Salvation Army Is Opening Affordable Grocery Stores in Food DesertsThe first location opened today in northeast Baltimore.
  2. Giving Back
    Russell Simmons Wants to Open the Next Trader Joe’sHis plan is to provide healthy food to New Yorkers living in food deserts.
  3. Supermarkets
    ShopRite Building a Grocery Oasis in the Middle of Camden’s Food DesertThe impoverished community has stood the last three decades as a veritable Sahara of urban food deserts.
  4. Supermarkets
    After More Than a Decade the ‘Death Valley’ of Food Deserts IsIt’s going to be the country’s first non-profit supermarket.
  5. Food Deserts
    Why Food Deserts Are Food Deserts: Shakedown at Pete’sOasis in food desert meets trouble.
  6. Health Concerns
    Can’t Liquor Stores and Health Food Just Get Along in East L.A.?Javier Cabral defends his East L.A. neighborhood liquor store as changes descend on a so-called “food desert.”
  7. Urban Agriculture
    Going ‘Green’: Urban-Farm Upstart Gets Some Help From ConfiscatedThe grass is always greener on the other side … of the law!
  8. Food Deserts
    Marco Pierre White’s New Restaurant, Titanic, Has Nothing to Do With theMarco Pierre White is now in the desert, and the restaurant is called Titanic. This makes sense.
  9. Mediavore
    Safeway and Vons Stop Selling Pink Slime; George Clooney Enters The TequilaThe nation’s second largest grocery store chain is putting the kibosh on the frightening meat additive.
  10. Mediavore
    Drought Worsens Hunger in Ethiopia; One in Four Californians Struggle to TheirMeanwhile, a woman in England is trying to become the fattest lady on Earth.
  11. Mediavore
    Vetri Has a Better Plan For School Lunches; Google+ Does Cooking ClassesPlus: YUMM brings fresh fruit to Philly’s food deserts via bicycle; and nearly 10,000 restaurants closed in the U.S. last year, all in our morning news roundup.
  12. Mediavore
    Bandits Burgle California Bees and Grapes; Ludo Loves L.A.The thieves are clearly not amateurs, as stealing bees is never for the feint of heart.
  13. Mediavore
    The U.N. Declares Famine in Somalia; The First Lady Tackles Food DesertsMichelle Obama is urging Wal-Mart and SuperValu stores to offer healthier options and build in low-income neighborhoods.
  14. Mediavore
    Mobile Farmers Market Brings Produce to Camden’s Food Deserts; BetterPlus: Colorado’s obesity rate is below 20 percent; and prisoners in California go on hunger strike, all in our morning news roundup.
  15. Supermarkets
    What Good Is a Grocery Gift Card in the Middle of a Food Desert?The exchange program rewards those who turn in weapons with grocery store gift cards.
  16. The Other Sites
    The Opinionator Praises Philly’s ProgressivenessIn terms of providing healthy food choices to underserved neighborhoods, Philly leads the pack.
  17. Mediavore
    L.A. Leads U.S. Counties In Hunger; MOD Tackling L.A.’s Food DesertsOver 1.7 million Angelenos faced hunger issues in 2009, more than any other county in the country.
  18. Mediavore
    Southeastern Pennsylvania Lacks Sources For Fresh Produce; Chickens May HavePlus: Sherry gains some recognition; and McDonald’s sales soar, all in our morning news roundup.
  19. Now Delivering
    Tribeca’s Haves; Brooklyn’s Have-NotsWhole Foods launches a personal-shopping and delivery service while Brooklyn maps its food deserts.
  20. Mediavore
    L&I Deputy Commissioner Director of the Nuisance TaskforcePlus: By eliminating trays, college dining halls reduce food waste; and flavored shots of horse semen take center stage at a New Zealnd food festival, all in our morning news roundup.
  21. Mediavore
    LCB to Give ‘Worst Idea Ever’ Another Chance; Walgreens Brings FoodPlus wonky weather could drive up food costs, and an organic vending industry is growing, all in our morning news roundup.
  22. Mediavore
    Chicago Food Deserts Getting Less Deserted; Food Magazines At Least Doing BetterMediavore, Wal-Mart, Jamba Juice, Poggled
  23. Food Desert
    Walgreens Brings Fresh Produce to Food DesertsThe drug store has increased its food offerings.
  24. Mediavore
    Gordon Ramsay Runs the Marathon; ‘Food Deserts’ Are Targeted for ChangeA celeb chef ran over 26 miles in under four hours while Jewish Groups try to lure better grocers to under-served L.A.
  25. Mediavore
    Fancy Donuts Have Arrived; Illinois’ Healthiest CountiesPlus: Jewel-Osco makes staff cuts, and Slim Jim reopens a shuttered plant, all in our morning news roundup.
  26. Food Politics
    Englewood’s Urban Farm Helps The Community in More Ways Than OneThe farm and its farmstand give produce to the community, and jobs to troubled adults.