Category Archives: Food Deserts

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

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    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

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    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?

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    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”

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    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”

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    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?

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    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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