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The Salvation Army Is Opening Affordable Grocery Stores in Food Deserts
The first location opened today in northeast Baltimore.
Russell Simmons Wants to Open the Next Trader Joe’s
His plan is to provide healthy food to New Yorkers living in food deserts.
ShopRite Building a Grocery Oasis in the Middle of Camden’s Food Desert
The impoverished community has stood the last three decades as a veritable Sahara of urban food deserts.
After More Than a Decade the ‘Death Valley’ of Food Deserts Is
It’s going to be the country’s first non-profit supermarket.
Why Food Deserts Are Food Deserts: Shakedown at Pete’s
Oasis in food desert meets trouble.
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.”
Going ‘Green’: Urban-Farm Upstart Gets Some Help From Confiscated
The grass is always greener on the other side … of the law!
Marco Pierre White’s New Restaurant, Titanic, Has Nothing to Do With the
Marco Pierre White is now in the desert, and the restaurant is called Titanic. This makes sense.
Safeway and Vons Stop Selling Pink Slime; George Clooney Enters The Tequila
The nation’s second largest grocery store chain is putting the kibosh on the frightening meat additive.
Drought Worsens Hunger in Ethiopia; One in Four Californians Struggle to Their
Meanwhile, a woman in England is
to become the fattest lady on Earth.
Vetri Has a Better Plan For School Lunches; Google+ Does Cooking Classes
Plus: 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.
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.
The U.N. Declares Famine in Somalia; The First Lady Tackles Food Deserts
Michelle Obama is urging Wal-Mart and SuperValu stores to offer healthier options and build in low-income neighborhoods.
Mobile Farmers Market Brings Produce to Camden’s Food Deserts; Better
Plus: Colorado’s obesity rate is below 20 percent; and prisoners in California go on hunger strike, all in our morning news roundup.
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.
The Other Sites
The Opinionator Praises Philly’s Progressiveness
In terms of providing healthy food choices to underserved neighborhoods, Philly leads the pack.
L.A. Leads U.S. Counties In Hunger; MOD Tackling L.A.’s Food Deserts
Over 1.7 million Angelenos faced hunger issues in 2009, more than any other county in the country.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Lacks Sources For Fresh Produce; Chickens May Have
Plus: Sherry gains some recognition; and McDonald’s sales soar, all in our morning news roundup.
Tribeca’s Haves; Brooklyn’s Have-Nots
Whole Foods launches a personal-shopping and delivery service while Brooklyn maps its food deserts.
Director of the Nuisance Taskforce
Plus: 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.
LCB to Give ‘Worst Idea Ever’ Another Chance; Walgreens Brings Food
Plus wonky weather could drive up food costs, and an organic vending industry is growing, all in our morning news roundup.
Chicago Food Deserts Getting Less Deserted; Food Magazines At Least Doing Better
Mediavore, Wal-Mart, Jamba Juice, Poggled
Walgreens Brings Fresh Produce to Food Deserts
The drug store has increased its food offerings.
Gordon Ramsay Runs the Marathon; ‘Food Deserts’ Are Targeted for Change
A celeb chef ran over 26 miles in under four hours while Jewish Groups try to lure better grocers to under-served L.A.
Fancy Donuts Have Arrived; Illinois’ Healthiest Counties
Plus: Jewel-Osco makes staff cuts, and Slim Jim reopens a shuttered plant, all in our morning news roundup.
Englewood’s Urban Farm Helps The Community in More Ways Than One
The farm and its farmstand give produce to the community, and jobs to troubled adults.