an area, usually low-income, in which many residents cannot easily get to stores that sell affordable, healthful foods.
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How to use food desert in a sentence
For instance, a Whole Foods could open in the middle of a food desert and still be inaccessible to the neighboring community because of the price point, she said.‘Hunger Doesn’t Discriminate’: Food Insecurity Touches Hundreds of Military Households | Julia Woock | December 13, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
The trail towns of Northern California are not quite a food desert but no oasis, either.The Vargo Bot Is the Only Backpacking Cookpot You Need | awise | September 20, 2021 | Outside Online
We’re dealing with food deserts throughout our entire city, particularly in economically challenging communities.A Leading NYC Mayoral Candidate Thinks Roof Farms Can Save America’s Cities | Amanda Kludt | January 14, 2021 | Eater
And everybody knows that the midsection of the U.S. is a food desert.Wall Street Gets Punked Again With Sprouts Farmers Market IPO | Daniel Gross | August 7, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST