Category Archives: Food Swamps

  1. SNAP To It! Coordinating the Efforts of Food Assistance Program in the US


    October 9, 2012 by nutritionpolicy2012

    Jen Sohl Food insecurity is an issue faced by many Americans. Recognizing that nobody should go hungry, governmental programs such …
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  2. Starving in food deserts, drowning in food swamps? Understanding the labels and their link to obesity


    October 8, 2012 by eldavies3

    “Food desert” is quite the buzzword these days not only in public health vernacular but also in mainstream media. As …
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  3. Access, Availability, Price, or Consumer Choice?


    October 8, 2012 by hkari2012

    Ladies and Gentleman, You live in a food desert. Yes, the intersection of Franklin Street and Columbia Street in Chapel …
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  4. Food desert or food swamp? Depends on what you call “food”


    October 8, 2012 by lschoenfeld

    While qualifying an area as a “food desert” may be misleading (see Esther’s post about our very own UNC campus being a …
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  5. Say “Food desert” if you mean “Inequitable Access”


    October 6, 2012 by yuiweng

    Food desert, a simple and memorable term, successfully caught the attention to policy makers, public medias, funders and academic.  It …
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  6. Getting food into the desert–can SNAP help?


    October 5, 2012 by Esther

    A food desert right here in the Piedmont area of North Carolina: Number of people living in the food desert: …
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