Word Of The Day: Food Desert

Food deserts are places where fresh, healthy food is unaffordable or inaccessible. Many associate this problem with low-income urban populations, but it affects rural populations as well. Urban areas are considered food deserts if the distance to a supermarket is more than a mile, and in rural areas more than 10 miles.

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