food deserts

Food Insecurity in America
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Food insecurity — where access to adequate food is limited by a lack of money and other resources — is a bigger problem in the U.S. than you may think. 
Purdue University
The world is facing a growing crisis. The global population continues to increase and we need to find a way to feed them.
The George Washington University
Washington Green Grocer is a company that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, and dairy products right to people's doors all throughout the DC metro area.    
The George Washington University
In the very same neighborhood in Northeast D.C. where social workers hand out sterile needles to drug users once a week, RonDell Pooler is growing, producing and selling fresh produce to battle food access problems.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
Georgetown's McDonough School of Business recently hosted a Net Impact SolutionLab that had students consider a social problem and come up with innovative business plans to solve it.
Video by Maggie Kierstead and Anna Sumi
Video by Maggie Kierstead and Anna Sumi
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Losing weight is already an incredibly hard task, even in the best of circumstances. Now imagine you live in a food desert, with no access to a car, a low income and no supermarkets nearby.
The George Washington University
Ramen is a go-to for the cash poor college student, but for some struggling families it is the only option available.
Video by Jenny Rabago and Asthaa Chaturvedi
Video by Jenny Rabago and Asthaa Chaturvedi
The George Washington University
Imagine if it took three hours to go grocery shopping just so you could make a healthy meal for your family. That's the reality in Anacostia, and BrightFarms is trying to do something about it.
What Is A Food Desert?
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
We know they're hurting our cities and some rural areas, but what, exactly, is a food desert?

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