Just what is a food desert, anyway?

Broken Plate
Feb 1, 2017 · 1 min read

What is a food desert? The answer to that ever evolving question is complicated. Traditionally, a food desert is defined as an area that has low access to fresh foods. But other things like transportation, class, and income can determine whether or not someone lives in a food desert. The animation above attempts to add to the discussion of a what a food desert is how one is formed.

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    An ongoing conversation about our food system and how it impacts us.