N.Y. Food Deserts Allocated $30 Million

NEW YORK Gov. David A. Paterson has announced the availability of $30 million for the New York Healthy Food & Healthy Communities (HFHC) Fund to finance the building of food markets in underserved communities, also known as food deserts. Administered by Empire State Development, the fund includes a $20 million commitment from the Goldman Sachs Group, and a $10 million commitment from ESD. Today's

NEW YORK — Gov. David A. Paterson has announced the availability of $30 million for the New York Healthy Food & Healthy Communities (HFHC) Fund to finance the building of food markets in underserved communities, also known as food deserts.

Administered by Empire State Development, the fund includes a $20 million commitment from the Goldman Sachs Group, and a $10 million commitment from ESD.

“Today's announcement is a major step forward in ensuring the health and wel

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