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  • Mobilizing Markets: Community Efforts to Decrease Food Insecurity in Meadville, Pennsylvania 

    Martin, Kerstin; Hinton, Taylor; Dawson, Rebecca S. (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 2017-04-01)
    The rural town of Meadville, PA is considered a food desert and issues of food insecurity are a root cause of numerous chronic health problems. In 2014, 26.1% of Meadville residents were living in poverty and nearly 13% ...
  • Should the Definition of Food Deserts Incorporate a Seasonal Component? 

    Darrouzet-Nardi, Amelia F.; Boehm, Rebecca L.; Stabley, Sophia E. (Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 2017-04)
    Households may experience geographic, transportation, and other spatial barriers to healthy eating when there is a dearth of fresh foods nearby to where they live. Communities with a low supply of healthy foods nearby ...