11,12) A decade of research examining geographic accessibility and food access was summed up by Beaulac and colleagues in 2009:13 food deserts are consistently found in American cities, yet Canada, the UK and other Western countries show no systematic evidence of a correlation between poverty and poor geographic access to food.
What does FD stand for?
FD stands for Food Desert (sociology)
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based Maurer's Foods, has received a $30,000 grant from Madison Community Foundation The grant will help fund its Freshmobile, a "market on wheels" that will bring fresh fruits and vegetables to food deserts in and around Madison and surrounding Dane County.
Making those food deserts bloom is a centerpiece of Michelle Osama's anti-obesity agenda.
The awards being provided to CDFIs through this initiative will enable CDFIs to enhance their financing solutions to deliver healthy food options to food deserts nationwide," said CDFI Director Donna J.
The garden provides not only a healthy urban green space but also is an important step toward relieving the food desert issues facing the Bell Hill neighborhood.
The First lady defines a food desert as an area where healthy foods are tough to come by and often too expensive for residents.
In fact, food desert consumers ultimately end up spending an average of 37% more on their food purchases.