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In a Land of Plenty, Food Desert Prevalent Across Western Kansas

JC Post
Oct 11, 2021
Reports on the lack of access to food, particularly healthy, fresh produce, in rural Western Kansas. Focuses on the economic impacts of grocery stores in rural communities and the challenges facing those communities as residents drive long distances to shop at larger stores. Highlights the loss of food access as rural grocery stores lose business, which affects rural elders and people living with disabilities who may not be able to easily travel for groceries.
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Access · Community and economic development · Food security and nutrition · Transportation · Kansas