Food Charter looks to make healthy foods a priority for residents in rural areas of Minnesota
GRANITE FALLS — So-called “food deserts” in our nation’s urban areas have received much press lately, but the problem may be even more challenging in parts of rural southwestern Minnesota.
In urban areas, food deserts are neighborhoods where convenience stores are the main source of food items. They primarily stock snack foods and very little in the way of fresh produce or other healthy items.
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