Chicago Combats Food Deserts and Childhood Obesity One Seed at a Time

January 9, 2011 by  
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Photo: kckellner It seems like an oxymoron that childhood obesity could occur in food deserts, but in much of the country that’s exactly what’s happened. Food deserts , often located in impoverished urban environments, are areas where residents have little access to fresh fruits and vegetables because there are no grocery stores or farmers’ markets nearby

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Chicago Combats Food Deserts and Childhood Obesity One Seed at a Time

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