Food Desert

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Imagine a family who is in need of food. They have a few food items at home, but it is not enough to make complete meals for the next few days. With finances stretched thin, a trip to the grocery store is out of the question.

Las Cruces: A Food Desert

Desert Scene

Las Cruces is a food desert and its time to take action.

Defined by the USDA, food deserts are parts of the country vapid of fresh fruit, vegetables, and other healthful whole foods, usually found in impoverished areas. This is largely due to a lack of grocery stores, farmers’ markets, and healthy food providers.

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