Closing the grocery gap in underserved communities: the creation of the Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative.

@article{Giang2008ClosingTG,
  title={Closing the grocery gap in underserved communities: the creation of the Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative.},
  author={T. Giang and Allison Karpyn and Hannah Burton Laurison and A. Hillier and R. D. Perry},
  journal={Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          272-9
        }
}
The issue of access to healthy foods has been central to the work of many community-based organizations around the country. One such organization, The Food Trust, launched an effective advocacy campaign to bring awareness and policy change to the issue. The Food Trust's efforts with its partners resulted in the creation of the Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative, the nation's first statewide financing program to increase supermarket development in underserved areas. This article… Expand

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