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As Rural Groceries Fade Away, Lawmakers Wonder Whether to Act

Source
Pew Charitable Trusts
Date
Oct 2, 2019
Summary
Grocery stores across rural America are going out of business, leaving surrounding communities without nearby access to quality foods. Includes information on efforts to address rural food gaps, including the establishment of a food gap task force and consideration of economic incentives in New Mexico and potential government intervention in North Dakota, though there is some concern from legislators about interfering with the free market.
Tagged as
Access · Food security and nutrition · Policy · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · New Mexico · North Dakota