Access to Affordable, Nutritious Food Is Limited in “Food Deserts”

A small percentage of U.S. households live in “food deserts,” where access to a supermarket or large grocery store is a problem. Low-income households often leave food deserts to shop where food prices are lower. Business costs, along with characteristics of potential customers, affect where stores locate.


Issue Date:
2010
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/122142
Published in:
Amber Waves
Page range:
20-27
Total Pages:
8




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