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California Food Deserts

Public-private Partnership in California Tackles Obesity, Hunger Epidemics

Araceli Ruano | Posted 04.22.2012 | Impact
Araceli Ruano

California's Freshworks Fund serves as a model for an innovative public-private partnership loan fund with the potential to increase access to healthy and affordable food throughout the state.

New Law Will Increase Access to Healthy California Foods

John A. Perez | Posted 12.26.2011 | Los Angeles
John A. Perez

California's nutritional shortcomings extend beyond that of trans fat and caloric challenges, and into the disturbing realm of simple access to affordable, healthy food options.

Almost 1 Million Californians Live In 'Food Deserts'

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Joanna Lin | Posted 07.05.2011 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Joanna Lin Nearly 1 million Californians live in "food deserts" where there is no nearby supermarke...