The USDA plans to launch a pilot program to allow people to buy groceries online with food stamps.
Researchers are using social media tools to analyze everything from kids’ nutrition to food deserts.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed rules to force stores that accept food stamps to offer healthier foods.
A recent analysis found that of the 1,500 new supermarkets promised for food deserts by next year, only about 250 have opened in those neighborhoods so far.
A new study reveals “little evidence” for a correlation between obesity and a person’s local food environment.
Planners are hammering out the details of an ambitious food hub in Louisville, Kentucky aimed at fertilizing a budding local food system.
Mark Winne describes how food policy councils can advocate for change in the local, regional and national food systems.
Tasting is believing at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Kayte Young shows patrons how easy and inexpensive it is to prepare healthy and delicious meals.
A new study finds that simply opening stores that offer fresh produce doesn't mean residents in food deserts will change their eating habits.
Quality, choice and mobility are just as important as making fresh produce more available.
Getting fresh produce into areas that need it the most is a challenge -- enter the corner store.
Food trucks offer a solution to those in food deserts and have no access to fresh produce.
In 2011, 7175 farmers markets operated in the U.S., up from 6139 in 2010. Locavores love it, but some farmers call it too much of a good thing.
The Partnership for a Healthier America is working with several leading banks and national grocery retailers to increase stores in food deserts.
A new study has found that a nearby grocer doesn't mean better eating habits. Study finds customers are more likely to eat fast food.
Good food, healthy food, and local food is coming to your neighborhood by way of food trucks.
Food deserts are areas where 20% of the population lives in poverty and 33% have difficulty accessing a grocery store.
As Let's Move! celebrates its first year, we look at its past progress and its goals for the future.
Not all of the earth’s deserts are sandy, arid landscapes - there are also food deserts in cities where residents have difficulty accessing fresh, healthy food.