Why Food Deserts Matter: Racism, Class Divides, and an Enduring Public Health Crisis

Healthy food is a human right. Why can’t everybody have some?

Photo by Wendy Wei from Pexels
Photo by Wendy Wei from Pexels

When most of us need bananas or an avocado, we simply drive to Whole Foods.

Or, maybe we take a trip to Safeway or Sprouts or Trader Joes, depending on how we feel. The task is unimportant, mundane even.