• March 07, 2013 | CBS Baltimore

    New Fresh Food Market Offers Healthy Options In Baltimore City

    For many years, Baltimore's inner city neighborhoods have been plagued by a lack of supermarkets and healthy food options.  The opening of this store, Apples and Oranges Fresh Market,will have a ribbon cutting on March 9, 2013.  Owners EricMarch and Michele Speaks - March said that having a...

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  • March 07, 2013 | FOX 4 News

    Grocery store to be built in KC’s urban core

    A grocery store in Kansas City’s urban core will now become a reality thanks in part to a hospital. Truman Medical Center and the Hospital Hill Economic Development Corporation announced Thursday that it now officially owns the land where it had planned to build the new grocery store.

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  • March 05, 2013 | MPR News

    More fruits, veggies for food stamp recipients goal of Minn. program

    State officials are launching a pilot program to encourage food stamp recipients to eat more fruits and vegetables. Starting in June, food stamp customers at select grocery stores in Minnesota will get a $5 coupon for fruits and vegetables. They'll be able to use that coupon during their next...

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  • February 27, 2013 | The Wall Street Journal

    Michelle Obama: The Business Case for Healthier Food Options

    For years, America's childhood obesity crisis was viewed as an insurmountable problem, one that was too complicated and too entrenched to ever really solve. According to the conventional wisdom, healthy food simply didn't sell—the demand wasn't there and higher profits were found elsewhere—so it...

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  • February 19, 2013 |

    Booker to welcome new Key Food to Newark's South Ward

    Newark officials will be on hand today to welcome another grocery store to the city. It's part of the city's ongoing effort to use a mix of private investment and grant money to combat so-called "food deserts." Those are urban areas where options to buy affordable, healthy, fresh foods are limited.

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