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1 DESERTS IN NEW ORLEANS ? ILLUSTRATIONS OF URBAN FOOD ACCESS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICY

@inproceedings{Rose20091DI,
  title={1 DESERTS IN NEW ORLEANS ? ILLUSTRATIONS OF URBAN FOOD ACCESS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICY},
  author={D. Rose and J. Bodor and C. Swalm and J. Rice and T. Farley and P. Hutchinson},
  year={2009}
}
Food access among low-income populations has long been a concern in the United States. Recent research on the geographic dimensions of access has focused on economically deprived areas with little retail food activity, referred to as 'food deserts.' We illustrate concepts of urban food access in this descriptive case study from post-Katrina New Orleans. We augment conventional definitions of food deserts by considering a variety of retail food outlets from a complete mapping of the city and by… Expand

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