Locating Food Deserts

Ever wonder if you live in or near a food desert? Wonder no longer, the USDA’s Food Environment Atlas can locate your nearest grocer as well as show average food taxes, need for food assistance, and food eaten at home, amongst other statistics.

We hope this is a step in addressing food availability, food insecurity, and healthy food accessibility!

~ by Kate on May 9, 2011.

One Response to “Locating Food Deserts”

  1. […] and justice. Here at Sharing the Table, we’ve brought forth issues such as affordability, food deserts, obesity, genetically modified organisms, taxation of unhealthy food products, volatile price […]

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