Visualization of the Week: The USDA’s Food Access Research Atlas

New interactive maps from the USDA show "food deserts" across the United States.

The USDA has put together a new interactive Food Access Research Atlas to help locate “food deserts,” or places where people have limited access to grocery stores and other sources of healthy and affordable food. The map could be helpful for city planners looking to develop new grocery stores or locate good places for farmers’ markets.

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