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Jersey is the Garden State, so why are there food deserts?

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Despite seemingly endless farmland in South Jersey, many residents don't have access to fresh fruits and vegetables. One of the barriers to eliminating food deserts is that large supermarket chains may not have a financial incentive to open in poor or rural areas.

Aired: 08/31/18 | Rating: NR

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