Pittsburghers want to fight food deserts with urban farms, mobile markets and community

“[Just Harvest] is partnering with semi-finalist Economic Development South on a project to revitalize Clairton, a food desert about 15 miles south of Pittsburgh. According to EDS, the closest grocery store to the city is four miles by vehicle and 90 minutes by public transportation.

EDS wants to open a healthy corner store inspired by Just Harvest’s Fresh Corners program, which provides resources to businesses that want to sell healthy food. Three locations are up and running in Allegheny County with more in the works….”

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Publish Date: 01-06-2017

News Outlet: The Incline

Author: Sarah Anne Hughes

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