Mar 2015

Food Deserts

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Food Deserts – Missional Business Responses

By David Gould, International Facilitator for Creation Care, OMF International


David Gould

Food deserts are places where nutritious food is difficult to obtain. In developed economies 12 neighborhood types have been identified where food deserts can be found, including inner city districts (http://hej.sagepub.com/content/59/2/137). In the developing world food shortages are usually associated with areas of occasional drought, storm and flooding; but the growing mega-cities are also places where malnutrition is the norm for many.


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