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posted 10/19/2010

They are neighborhoods where a wilting head of lettuce costs two or three times as much as a dollar meal. Where fast-food spots litter the landscape but the nearest supermarket is miles away. "Shopping local" in these communities means buying food at a convenience store or a gas station where limited shelf life restricts choices to calorie-dense, highly processed foods with little nutritional value. Fried food abounds; fresh food is near impossible to find.

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They are neighborhoods where a wilting head of lettuce costs two or three times as much as a... more »
posted 10/19/10

Shelley Levitt's Work

Not everyone has easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Three women across the country are doing something about it.