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Blog posts : "poverty"

"Food Deserts" Not the Problem?

Does continuous lack of money, rather than poor food choices, cause ill health and obesity? Yes, says Slate, despite improved access to fresh foods and cooking info in poverty-stricken areas of the US.

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Church Acreage Once Provided People Actual Food

Trinity Church, in lower Manhattan, first established in 1697, now calls its 1846 building home. According to a story in the NYTimes, "The Episcopal parish, known as Trinity Wall Street, traces its holdings to a gift of 215 acres of prime Manhattan farmland donated in 1705 by Queen Anne of England. …

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